News: Garbage truck strikes, kills pedestrian in San Marcos

SAN MARCOS, CA – One person died last Friday after a garbage truck struck them at a recycling facility in San Marcos, reports NBC 7 San Diego.

The incident happened just before noon at the EDCO facility, which is located in the area of 200 South Las Posas Road. This area is just southwest of the Ronald Packard Parkway.

The investigation thus far indicates that the truck was backing up to a scale when it struck the pedestrian, who died at the scene.

Police have not yet released the identity of the victim, and they are still determining the cause of the accident. 

Our team will circle back with updates if and when we learn more about the circumstances of the incident.

If you’ve lost a loved one in a San Diego County pedestrian crash, and you think the motorist may have acted negligently, you absolutely deserve to seek justice. Before you start considering your options, it’s essential that you follow the appropriate protocol at the scene of the crash. First, as soon as you can do so safely, be sure to collect insurance information from the motorist who struck your family member. Also, when the police and EMS arrive at the scene, insist that they provide you with an official accident report. You can use this report as evidence should you decide to initiate an insurance claim or lawsuit. Finally, learn more about pedestrian accidents and contact the San Diego area pedestrian accident lawyers from HHJ Trial Attorneys by calling 1-619-INJURED or completing the contact form on our website. Our team can provide you with a free case evaluation.

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