Tragedy struck in San Diego on June 7th when a pedestrian accident claimed the life of 48-year old Heidi Jo Jaeger from Vancouver, Washington. According to reports from the San Diego Medical Examiner, the accident took place at around 3:12 pm on Lightwave Avenue, near National University. Jaeger was crossing Lightwave Avenue outside of a marked crosswalk when she was struck and killed.
The driver responsible for the accident has not been identified, but witnesses reported that the vehicle involved was a silver SUV of unknown make and model. San Diego authorities are urging anyone with information about the accident to come forward and help with the ongoing investigation.
Sadly, Jaeger was not the only victim of this tragic accident. A toddler who was with her at the time was also critically injured in the collision. The child’s identity has not been released, but reports indicate that they were taken to a nearby hospital for emergency treatment.
Avian Law Group extends our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Heidi Jo Jaeger during this difficult time. We cannot imagine the pain and loss that they are feeling, and we want them to know that we are here to offer our support and guidance in any way that we can.
Pedestrian accidents like this one are all too common on our roads and highways. As drivers, it is our responsibility to stay alert and aware of our surroundings at all times, and to take every precaution to avoid accidents. If you or someone you know has been involved in a pedestrian accident, please contact Avian Law Group today to learn about your legal rights and options.