Deadly Pedestrian Accident Reported on Highway 101
CHP reported a fatal pedestrian crash in Ventura County on Wednesday morning, August 10th.
It was at about 9:20 a.m. when the woman was struck in the bike lane on Highway 101.
The vehicle reportedly veered to the right and hit her as it was speeding.
Sadly, the unidentified woman died at the scene of the crash.
Further details will be provided once an investigation is concluded.
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.
Contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111 if you need legal assistance following an accident.