Being involved in a car accident is a serious matter, whether you are in another car, riding a bike or simply a pedestrian. In fact, car crashes often result in severe injuries and mountains of medical debt.
A fatal drunk driving accident took the life of 27 year-old Rachel Anne Morrison on March 28, 2014. The accident occurred on Camino Del Mar and Coast Boulevard in Del Mar, California. Ms. Morrison, a pedestrian, was crossing the street, when Christopher Stockmeyer ran a stop-sign at a high rate of speed, striking and killing Ms. Morrison.
A driver killed a pedestrian who was a 53 year-old single Oceanside man on February 26, 2014. Charles D. Soltysiak was struck as he was walking his dog on the Cassidy Street overpass above Interstate 5 around 8:30 p.m. The driver of the vehicle that killed Charles D. Soltysiak has been identified as 23-year-old Christian Thibodeau. After striking Mr. Soltysiak, Mr. Thibodeau apparently panicked, then left the scene, and sped home to get his father.
A child killed on New Years Eve is a tragedy touching entire communities. When the fatal car accident involves a vehicle being operated by a ride for hire Uber driver striking a group of pedestrians the tragedy raises serious questions. The fatal car accident occurred in San Francisco when a fee based ride service driver struck the child and other pedestrians. The vehicle driver was working with Uber.