Two Dead after Fatal Pedestrian Accident on North Harbor Drive

SAN DIEGO, CA (February 7, 2022) – A pedestrian crash on Harbor Drive left Jerome Zimmer and Madelyn Zimmer dead early Thursday night.

The fatal collision happened on the 5000 block of North Harbor Drive around 6:00 p.m.

Furthermore, San Diego Harbor Police said a man in an unidentified vehicle was traveling at high speeds.

Eventually, his vehicle struck two people crossing the street in the 5000 block of North Harbor Drive. Paramedics declared the two victims, 71-year-old Jerome Zimmer and 69-year-old Madelyn Zimmer dead at the scene.

Meanwhile the man who was driving the car was said to be between the age of 35 and 45. He cooperated with the investigation and remained at the scene.

Moreover, both directions of the roadway shutdown to allow for cleanup and preliminary duties.

No further details regarding the crash are public at this time; however, more information will be provided once made available.


The team at Sweet James would like to offer their sincere condolences to the loved ones of Jerome and Madelyn Zimmer.


The sudden loss of a loved one in a pedestrian accident is an extremely difficult time for the surviving family. At Sweet James, they understand that legal decisions have to be made. They are here to provide you with unmatched legal representation during this trying time. They will fight to hold the responsible party accountable and help you receive compensation to pay for the high costs of the medical, funeral, and legal expenses. Call their office today at (800) 975-3435. Need help after hours? Reach out to them by online chat, email, or text message. Moreover, if you are a family member of any of the victims involved in this accident, they may be able to help you obtain the police report. Click here to request a police report.

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