Fatal Pedestrian Crash near Citrus Avenue 

An unidentified pedestrian was fatally struck by a vehicle in Fontana Thursday night.

The incident occurred just after 9:40 p.m. on March 3rd within the westbound lanes of the 210 Freeway. 

According to CHP, a vehicle struck the victim near Citrus Avenue for unknown reasons. 

Paramedics arrived at the scene and performed life-saving measures; however, the person sadly died at the scene. 

Investigators are actively working to piece together all the details. 

Further information 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.

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.

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