Man, 70, Victim in Pedestrian Hit-and-Run
LOCATION: Apple Valley
DATE OF INCIDENT: Wednesday, September 12th
September 13, 2018- According to the Daily Press, a pedestrian man suffered major injuries at the expense of a hit-and-run motorist last night on Kiowa Road.
At roughly 7:45 p.m., San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department officials were notified of the collision after a vehicle described as a white Prius struck the victim and quickly fled the scene.
The victim, a 70-year-old man, suffered major injuries but was confirmed to have been awake and able to breathe prior to being rushed to an emergency center.
As of Thursday morning, the suspect remains at-large.
Anyone who may have information on the suspect or vehicle involved in strong urged to phone the Apple Valley Sheriff’s Station at 760-240-7400.
*The staff members of Johnson Attorneys Group thoughts and prayers are with the victim and his family and friends at this time while authorities search for the suspect responsible.
Apple Valley Pedestrian Hit-and-Run Lawyer
Drivers who flee the scene of a collision are not only criminals under California law, but they are cowards and are often times driving under the influence when they flee the scene of a collision. Based on this news report, the hit-and-run driver and suspect could be given a serious jail sentence on multiple charges once located and arrested.
The two injured women will be entitled to a personal injury lawsuit following this incident. Injured hit-and-run victims may seek compensation for damages including medical expenses, lost future income due to work absence, and pain and suffering.
Contact our Orland personal injury law firm today if you are looking for assistance at 855-703-4186.
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