A tragic roadway fatality in San Bernardino California took place Sunday evening. A pedestrian was struck by a San Bernardino County Sheriffs vehicle
and died from his injuries. According to reports the accident took place on Cedar Avenue in the city of Bloomington Sunday night at 9:15 in the evening. According to witness testimony the man walked into the path of the oncoming sheriffs vehicle. The force of the accident threw the pedestrian more than 10 feet from the point of impact.
Police CHP and Sheriffs patrol car and cruiser accidents involving pedestrian are a common occurrence in Southern California. Every year millions of dollars in compensation is paid by local cities and counties to individuals who have suffered serious injuries caused by accidents with police cars.