There are several conflicting reports on the accident, however, a video of the accident shows the 48-year-old man slowly pushing his way through the crowd with his car while people started surrounding his Civic. The driver then stepped on the gas and drove a few blocks.
Several zombie walkers were thrown to the ground, but only one 64-year-old woman was transported to a hospital. The woman who was hospitalized is suffering serious but non-life-threatening arm injuries and lacerations.
San Diego Police stated that man drove through the crowd because walkers scared his deaf family. No arrests or charges have been made.
Unfortunately, this isn’t the first pedestrian vs. car accident at Comic-Con. In 2012, a 53-year-old fan was struck and killed by a car while running across a street to get in line for a Twilight Breaking Dawn Part 2 panel.
Large crowds near streets at conventions and fairs can lead to tragic consequences. It is important to watch out for people that may not be aware or accepting of the event pedestrian traffic especially if there isn’t traffic enforcement present.
If you have been injured in any California pedestrian accident, you maybe entitled to compensation for your medical treatment and pain and suffering. You can find out if you have a pursuable claim by calling an attorney today.
Sadly we don’t serve the undead, but the San Diego personal injury attorneys at Bergener & Associates are dedicated to helping living people become whole again after their accidents. Our firm has recovered over $200 million in settlements for our clients.
For a free consultation with an experienced member of our team give us a call at 1-800-881-2021. We’re more than happy to discuss your rights and options moving forward 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.