52-Year-Old Man Dies in Pedestrian Crash
A vehicle struck a Palm Springs resident on Sunday morning, May 22nd.
The accident took place at 4:12 a.m. within the 800 block of Sunrise Way in Palm Springs.
Per reports, a vehicle struck 52-year-old George Lammon while it was headed south.
Lammon suffered severe injuries and sadly died at the scene.
The involved driver stayed at the scene and was fully cooperative with authorities.
Authorities also issued a closure of Sunrise Way for a period of time following the crash.
Further details will be provided once an investigation is concluded.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of George Lammon.
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 you or a loved one need legal help following an accident, contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111.