29-Year-Old Man Dead Following Pedestrian Accident
Sean Davis, 29, was hit and killed by a vehicle in Desert Hot Springs last Saturday night.
The incident took place on January 29th at Palm Drive and Estrella Avenue.
Davis was reportedly walking on Estrella Avenue across Pam Drive when a northbound sedan struck him.
It is unclear at this time what factored into the collision that took place at 10:30 p.m.
Davis was lying on the ground when paramedics arrived and rushed to Desert Regional Medical Center where he sadly died.
According to reports, the unidentified 67-year-old female driver told police she did not see Davis.
The area was also shut down for a period of time following the crash.
An active investigation is underway to determine liability.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Sean Davis.
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.
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.
It is also important to remember that in the state of California a person involved in a car accident who has sustained injuries has to file a claim within two years of the accident.
Contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111 if you need legal assistance following an accident.