[11-25-2021] Napa County, CA – Pedestrian Crash near Napa Valley College Results in One Death

In the second death, a 32-year-old Napa man walking on the highway was struck by a 2005 Honda Odyssey driver. The CHP said he had walked into traffic.

[11-25-2021] Napa County, CA - Pedestrian Crash near Napa Valley College Results in One DeathAn unidentified 32-year-old man was killed after a deadly pedestrian accident on state Route 221 on early Thursday morning, November 25, 2021.

The crash occurred at approximately 5:00 a.m. in the area of state Route 221 at Streblow Drive near Napa Valley College.

A 2005 Honda Odyssey struck the unidentified pedestrian for unclear reasons. The circumstances leading up to the accident have not been established.

The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity has not been disclosed. It’s unclear whether intoxication played a role in the crash.

Local authorities are further investigating the accident.

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Fatal Pedestrian Accident Statistics

Pedestrian accidents are among the most lethal on the road. This is mostly because pedestrians are more exposed to injuries that can be fatal. For one thing, there is no safety net in place to catch them if something goes wrong.

There has been a 27 percent increase in pedestrian fatalities in the United States since 2007 despite a 14 percent decrease in other traffic-related fatalities.

In 2017, there were 5,977 pedestrian deaths in the United States. Every 88 minutes, a person loses their life as a result of a pedestrian collision.

Pedestrian deaths in California reached 7,500 between 2009 and 2018. The state with the most pedestrian fatalities is California. The pedestrian fatality rate in California is 25% higher than the national average.

Negligent driving, excessive speed, and neglecting to yield to pedestrians are common causes of pedestrian accidents.

Fatal Pedestrian Accident Lawyers for Victims in Napa County

Accidents happen every day in the United States. If you or a loved one have been affected by a tragic event, it can be difficult to know what to do next. If a pedestrian accident has taken the life of a loved one, know that you are not alone.

Attorneys can provide both legal and emotional help during this difficult time. Insurance firms target people who are still reeling from the death of a loved one. Protect your legal rights by speaking with an attorney as soon as possible.

An experienced wrongful death attorney will handle this entire process. For this reason, wrongful death lawsuits are essential since they allow the deceased’s family to receive damages such as lost wages, funeral expenses, and pain and suffering and emotional agony from the tragedy.

Our Napa County pedestrian accident lawyers from Arash Law always aim to pursue full and fair compensation for every client in every case for pain and suffering, current and future medical expenses, lost wages and lost future earning capacity, and permanent disability. Don’t wait any longer; call (888) 488-1391 to speak with a personal injury lawyer at our firm. We offer free initial consultations!

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