Gilberto Gallegos Killed in Pedestrian Accident

January 24, 2023

San Diego Pedestrian Crash Leaves Man Dead 

70-year-old Gilberto Gallegos fell victim to a pedestrian accident in on Friday, January 20th.

The incident occurred on Market Street in San Diego.

It was reported that Gallegos was crossing northbound in the westbound lane when a driver struck him 

The female driver called 911 to report the accident. 

Paramedics rushed the man to the hospital where he sadly died later on.

An investigation remains underway to determine liability. 

California has the highest pedestrian fatality rate which is 25% higher than the national average. 

Due to the vulnerability that pedestrians face on the road, it is important that they take the proper precaution. Below are some tips: 

  • Avoid distractions (headphones, use of cell phone)
  • Be aware of your surroundings 
  • Adhere to all traffic laws & signals 
  • Always use the crosswalk 

If you or a loved one has fallen victim to a pedestrian crash, contact Avian Law Group today. You can reach our firm at (888) 231-3513.

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