Kody Koenigshofer Died In Victorville Pedestrian Accident By The Intersection of Del Gado Road and Peral Road
VICTORVILLE, CALIFORNIA (March 19, 2023) – A pedestrian identified as Kody Koenigshofer was killed in a Victorville car accident by Del Gado Road and Peral Road.
San Bernardino County officials are saying that the collision took place around 8:55 p.m. on Tuesday. Kody Koenigshofer was walking when he was hit by a vehicle.
First responders were called to the scene in order to help the victim. Kody Koenigshofer was transported to the Desert Valley Hospital but later died due to his injuries.
A full investigation into the crash remains ongoing at this time.
Liability For Victorville Car Accidents
Thousands of pedestrians are killed or seriously injured every year in car accidents. According to the Centers for Disease Control, “More than 7,000 pedestrians were killed on our nation’s roads in crashes involving a motor vehicle in 2020. That’s about one death every 75 minutes.” There are a number of factors that could contribute to any pedestrian collision.
- Distracted driving
- Inclement weather
- Poor road conditions
- Driver fatigue
All drivers have a legal obligation to exercise due care in order to avoid hitting pedestrians. Many pedestrian accidents are due to speeding. According to California Vehicle Code 21703, no person shall follow another vehicle more closely than would be reasonable or prudent given the prevailing conditions of the roadway. If a driver fails to reduce their speed and hits a pedestrian, this could form the basis of a negligence claim.
Investigating A Victorville Pedestrian Accident
We at TorkLaw extend our deepest condolences to the family of Kody Koenigshofer. Any person that may have more information about what happened should reach out to the police. There needs to be a thorough investigation for the sake of the victim’s family.
Have you or someone that you care about been injured in a Victorville pedestrian accident? There are a number of laws designed to protect your rights. Our team of pedestrian safety advocates are here for you. We care deeply that accident victims are aware of their rights and that those rights are being protected. Whether you just have legal questions or need a free investigation into any collision we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (888) 441-4991.