Man in Wheelchair Hit and Injured by Vehicle at El Cajon Boulevard and West Washington Avenue in El Cajon


69-Year-Old Man Seriously Injured in El Cajon Pedestrian Crash at El Cajon Boulevard and West Washington Avenue

Man in Wheelchair Hit and Injured by Vehicle at El Cajon Boulevard and West Washington Avenue in El Cajon

El Cajon, California – A 69-year-old man was hit and seriously injured by a vehicle at the intersection of El Cajon Boulevard and West Washington Avenue in El Cajon Monday night.

According to the El Cajon Police Department, a pedestrian in a motorized wheelchair was attempting to cross the intersection against the red light when he was struck by a vehicle.

Police said the vehicle involved was traveling eastbound on El Cajon Boulevard approaching West Washington Avenue.

The accident happened at around 11:25 p.m. August 10.

The victim was thrown onto the roadway near the centre divider. He was taken to the hospital with severe injuries on his head.

The male driver remained at the scene after the crash. He was determined to have been driving under the influence of a controlled substance and was arrested.

The name of the driver and the victim were not immediately released.

An investigation into the crash is underway.

Arin Khodaverdian, CEO and Managing Attorney of Alpine Law Group, urges accidents victims and their families to immediately seek legal assistance. “Those who are affected by tragedy have rights, but they must act quickly in order to preserve those rights. Swift action by an intelligent and experienced attorney is imperative in order to preserve evidence, interview witnesses and immediately begin pursuing any and all responsible parties.”

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While Mr. Khodaverdian does not represent any of the parties involved in this incident, he has recovered over $100 million for thousands of injury victims and their families. “In one case, we were able to recover a 7-figure settlement within 11 business days of being hired by the family of a victim killed by a negligent driver. We have numerous other 6-figure settlements within 30 days. While these results are atypical and do not predict future outcomes, justice in these cases helped bring about closure and a swift sense of justice for the families.”

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