On Friday evening, a pedestrian in Encinitas was fatally struck by a car. According to NBC San Diego Channel Seven News, the incident happened just after 6:00 p.m. at the intersection of Encinitas Boulevard and Balour Drive. The pedestrian, 61-year-old Carmen M. Gonzalez, was in a crosswalk when she was struck. Although, very little information…

On Thursday morning, an elderly pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle in Clairemont. According to ABC San Diego News Channel 10, the incident happened in the 5900 block of Balboa Avenue, near Mount Abernathy Avenue, sometime before 10:30 a.m. A vehicle on the eastbound side of the busy roadway hit the elderly woman….

On Tuesday, a pedestrian was struck and injured on La Jolla Village Drive in San Diego. According to ABC San Diego News Channel 10, the incident happened at about 9:15 p.m. Initial reports indicate that a 2007 Toyota Camry struck the 51-year-old pedestrian head-on. The 21-year-old driver reportedly saw the pedestrian too late and was…

A man from Inglewood, Raymundo Hernandez, was killed by a vehicle in Lennox, California. The pedestrian was struck while crossing Inglewood Avenue around 2:00 a.m. He was struck by a Nissan that was going South on Inglewood Avenue. The driver of the Nissan stayed at the scene for questioning, and unfortunately, Hernandez was declared dead…

Caltrans Hawk

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) recently issued a press release about implementing their HAWK pedestrian safety beacons on busy highways. It’s no secret that busy roadways can be dangerous places for pedestrians and cyclists. In many smaller towns and neighborhoods, there may not be traffic lights, crosswalks, and other traffic systems to help protect…

On Monday night, a pedestrian was hit by a vehicle in Vermont Square, Los Angeles. The pedestrian was struck by a vehicle at the Halldale Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard around 10:00 p.m. According to On Scene Video, the pedestrian struck by a vehicle was declared deceased by paramedics at the scene. The…

Two children were injured in San Francisco by a distracted driver while walking through a crosswalk. The accident occurred around 4:55 p.m. near Arroyo Drive. The Mercury News reported, the driver, a 61-year-old San Francisco man, was distracted as he approached Buri Buri Park and did not see a family in the crosswalk. A woman…

A woman pedestrian was walking along the road when she was hit by a vehicle. The woman was not in a crosswalk at the time of the accident. Emergency crews arrived at the accident, however, the woman was confirmed dead at the scene.  The accident occurred at Mollison Avenue, just north of Main Street. Sadly,…

A mother was hit on Wednesday by a vehicle while pushing her 6-month-old baby in a stroller.  A vehicle hit the woman while walking across the East Vista Way and Anza Avenue intersection. According to NBC 7 News, the mother was walking across East Vista Way when the driver traveling eastbound on Anza Way made…

Pedestrian safety

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has recently issued a press release about their draft of the State Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan. At this time, they’re requesting a public review of the plan, which includes a variety of new policies and actions aimed at increasing pedestrian and bicycling across the State of California. Their ultimate…

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