Pedestrian vs. Vehicle Collision on State Route 78 Left One Dead

OCEANSIDE, CA (March 30, 2023) – Early Saturday morning, a man died following a pedestrian crash on State Route 78.

The incident happened on March 25th, at around 4:15 p.m., in the westbound lanes of State Route 78, just east of Emerald Drive.

Initial investigation showed that a pedestrian walking along the third lane of the westbound lanes was struck by a Toyota sedan for unknown reasons.

Paramedics arrived to the site of the collision shortly after. They then transported the pedestrian to a nearby hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries and died.

At this time, officials have not released the identity of the deceased man. Additionally, authorities report that the 38-year-old driver of the Toyota did not sustain any injuries.

Meanwhile, officials have not reported whether drugs or alcohol were factors in the crash on State Route 78.

The crash is still under investigation and any witnesses are urged to contact the Oceanside Area CHP office at 760-643-3400.

The Sweet James team sends their sincere sympathies to the family and friends of the victim. Their thoughts are with them during this very difficult time.

Losing a loved one in a pedestrian accident leaves a lasting impact on those left behind. Reach out to Sweet James today. Let their experienced attorneys and professional legal team help you during this trying time. They have 20 years of experience in the field, and they have helped families and individuals win their personal injury, pedestrian accident, and wrongful death cases. They will fight by your side to achieve justice and maximum compensation. Call their office today at (800) 900-000 to arrange a free strategy session. Their legal team is also available via email, online chat, and text message. If you are a family member of the victim involved in this accident, they may be able to help you obtain the police report.

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