Man Hit and Killed by Vehicle in San Diego
A 77-year-old man was hit and killed by a vehicle on December 15th in San Diego.
The man has been identified as Larry Sillman, of La Jolla.
Per reports, the crash occurred at 5:40 p.m. on Camino Santa Fe near Miramar.
The driver was reportedly driving northbound before hitting Sillman while approaching an intersection.
The driver stopped at the scene and called 911 for help.
Sillman was transported to Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla but sadly died as a result of his injuries.
An active investigation is underway.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Larry Sillman.
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