SAN CLEMENTE, CALIFORNIA (August 6, 2017) – A pedestrian was killed on Sunday evening after being struck on the 5 Freeway, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 11:50 pm on the southbound side of the 5 Freeway near Avenida Mendocino. A man was reportedly walking in the lanes for an unknown reason when he was struck by a Ford, and then possibly a Toyota.
The man was sadly pronounced dead at the scene as a result of the accident. The accident remains under open investigation by the CHP to determine cause and liability.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends affected by this tragic accident,” said the attorneys from West Alliance Injury Lawyers. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all those involved.”
We at West Alliance Injury Lawyers extend our sincerest sympathies to the family of the victim in this tragic accident. We are so sorry for your loss. While we do handle personal injury cases, we write these blogs as an informative measure, to alert families that they may have a wrongful death claim. Choosing an attorney is a personal decision, and one we respect entirely. We would like the opportunity to help you through this difficult time. With decades of experience in the field of accidents, we are prepared to handle everything for you so that you do not have to worry about anything during this time of mourning. Gathering police and coroner’s reports, talking with insurance companies, and filing claims on your behalf are just some of the duties we would like to take off your shoulders. If you are interested, please call us today at (877) 864-6664. We are here to help you.