Fatal Pedestrian Crash Reported in Mill Valley
The man who was fatally struck by an electric bike on August 31st has been ID’d as James Charles Gordon, 63.
The Sausalito man was hit around 8:40 p.m. in Mill Valley near Gate Road.
Gordon sustained a life-threatening head injury after his head hit the ground and was rushed to the hospital for treatment.
Sadly, the pedestrian died on September 6th at the hospital.
No details were provided on the operator of the bike.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of James Charles Gordon.
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.