Coroner ID’s Man in Fatal San Francisco Pedestrian Accident
30-year-old Andrew Zieman has been identified as the male pedestrian who was hit and killed on Wednesday morning.
The deadly accident took place on November 10th just minutes before 8 a.m..
According to reports, two vehicles collided at the intersection of Franklin Street and Union Street. Due to the impact, one of the vehicles then struck Zieman who was walking by the area.
Unfortunately, despite life-saving efforts, Zieman was pronounced dead at the scene.
It is unknown at this time whether or not other injuries were sustained.
Zieman was a paraeducator and worked at Sherman Elementary School.
The crash remains under investigation.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Andrew Zieman.
According to statistics, there was a 26% increase in pedestrian deaths in California from 2014-2018.
In addition, California’s pedestrian fatality rate is about 25% higher than the national average.
Tips for pedestrians:
- Always be aware of your surroundings
- Avoid distractions (use of headphones, cell phone)
- Obey traffic laws & signals
- Always use crosswalk
If your injuries are caused by the negligence of a third party you may be entitled to compensation. In the event of a death, families may be entitled to wrongful death benefits.
If you or a loved one need legal help following an accident, contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111.