David D’Lima Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash

January 6, 2023

Fatality Reported Following Pacific Coast Highway Accident

23-year-old David D’Lima died in a hit-and-run accident in Encinitas on January 1st.

It was at about 12:30 in the morning when D’Lima was struck by a vehicle on Pacific Coast Highway. 

Paramedics rushed the man to the hospital where he sadly died due to his injuries. 

According to reports, the suspect was driving a dark-colored sedan or van and fled the scene. It could have possibly been a Chrysler or Dodge. 

The loved ones of the victim have created as GoFundMe page to help during this time. 

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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