Man Dies in Perris Pedestrian Accident
Julian Gastelum-Aldana, 78, was killed in a pedestrian crash last Wednesday in Perris, California.
The accident occurred around 11:30 a.m. on June 8th, per CHP.
Aldana was struck within the southbound lanes of Clark Street under unclear circumstances.
The involved driver stayed at the scene and was fully cooperative with authorities.
First responders rushed the victim to Riverside Community Hospital where he stayed overnight.
He sadly died the following day at 4:40 p.m.
The crash remains under investigation.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Julian Gastelum-Aldana.
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
Contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111 if you need legal assistance following an accident.