49-Year-Old Pedestrian Hospitalized after Crash on 21st Street
NATIONAL CITY, CA (February 10, 2020) – A 49-year-old woman suffered injuries in a pedestrian crash on 21st Street, Monday afternoon.
According to the National City Police Department, the incident happened at about 12:20 PM. A 2019 Toyota pickup attempted to turn from 21st Street onto Highland Avenue. There, it hit a woman crossing in a marked crosswalk.
Emergency responders rushed the pedestrian to a trauma center with serious but non-life-threatening injuries. Meanwhile, the 29-year-old Toyota driver remained and cooperated with investigators.
Police officers believe that the driver was distracted at the time of the collision. Authorities will release additional information once it becomes available.
When behind the wheel, it is important to pay attention to the road. Do not engage in distracting activities, such as texting or eating, while driving. Also, always keep an eye out for pedestrians, cyclists, and motorcyclists.
If you or a loved one has suffered injuries in a pedestrian crash, be sure to reach out to the pedestrian accident attorneys at Sweet James. With over 20 years in the field, we know what it takes to protect your legal rights. Our team is highly experienced in handling complex pedestrian accident claims, helping victims seek the compensation they deserve. Call our offices today at (800) 975-3435 for a free and confidential case evaluation. Also, you can reach us 24 hours a day and 7 days a week through email, text, and online chat. If you are a family member of any of the victims involved in this accident, we may be able to help you obtain the police report. Click here to request a police report.