1 Pronounced Dead after Pedestrian Accident on 10th Street

PALMDALE, CA (April 8, 2022) – Tuesday evening, a pedestrian was fatally struck in a deadly collision on Rancho Vista Boulevard.

Around 9:00 p.m., the collision happened just east of 10th Street. Emergency crews responded to the scene shortly after.

Reports indicate that a man was walking in the westbound lanes of Rancho Vista Boulevard. As the driver of a BMW swerved in attempt to avoid crashing into another vehicle, they hit the pedestrian.

Shortly after, the driver of a blue Honda Civic that was traveling behind the BMW, also veered to avoid hitting the pedestrian. Although, the Honda ended up colliding with the BMW.

Despite life-saving efforts, medical personnel pronounced the pedestrian dead at the scene.

Meanwhile, the BMW driver sustained only minor injuries. Afterward, both drivers stayed at the scene and were responsive to the investigation.

As per reports, alcohol or drugs do not play a factor with the drivers involved. However, officers are still investigating if the impairment of alcohol was a factor with the pedestrian.

A portion of Rancho Vista Boulevard was shut down between 10th Street East and 15th Street East. At this time, an active investigation into the collision on Rancho Vista Boulevard is ongoing.

The team at Sweet James sends out their heartfelt sympathies to the friends and family of the victim grieving over the loss of their loved one.

The sudden loss of a loved one after a pedestrian accident is challenging for the surviving family. Let the team at Sweet James help you in this trying time. They are here to provide you with unmatched legal representation. Their attorneys will fight to hold the responsible party accountable and help you receive fair compensation. Call their office today for a free consultation at (800) 975-3435. They are also available by email, online chat, and text message. Click here to request a police report.

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