57-Year-Old Man Hit & Killed in San Bernardino
A fatal pedestrian crash killed Timothy Orwig, 57, in San Bernardino on Tuesday evening.
The incident took place on January 25th around 6:20 p.m. at the intersection of North Valencia Avenue and East Highland Avenue.
At this time it is unclear what factored into the accident.
Orwig was unfortunately pronounced dead at 6:24 p.m. by paramedics who responded to the scene.
Anybody with helpful information regarding the crash is advised to contact the San Bernardino Police Department.
Further details will be provided once an investigation is concluded.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Timothy Orwig.
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.
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.
It is also important to remember that in the state of California a person involved in a car accident who has sustained injuries has to file a claim within two years of the accident.
Contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111 if you need legal assistance following an accident.