Driver of Audi Triggers Injury Crash and Flees Scene
LOCATION: Van Nuys, CA
DATE: Monday, March 27th
March 27, 2018- According to the Los Angeles Police Department, a hit-and-run collision took place Monday evening at the intersection of Raymer Street and Sepulveda Boulevard.
The collision which involved a total of four vehicles including a black Audi, a red Ford Mustang, and two additional vehicles at 9:26 p.m.
According to the LAPD, the driver of the black Audi whose driver had been headed northbound on Sepulveda before losing control and crashing into two other vehicles at the Raymer Street intersection. A fourth vehicle was involved after being struck by some debris.
Following the wreck, the driver of the Audi who triggered the incident fled the scene immediately. It was unclear whether not suspect fled in his Audi or on foot.
Several Injured and Taken to Hospital
Meanwhile, there were reports of several motorists who suffered injuries as a result of the Audi driver. At least two victims required transportation to hospitals for undisclosed injuries described as moderate to serious.
Authorities were able to confirm that none of the motorists struck by the Audi were under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
At this time, the hit-and-run suspect had not been located or detained as of Tuesday morning.
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 will be punished and given serious jail sentence on multiple charges once located and arrested.
Following this collision, the injured victim will be entitled to a personal injury lawsuit against the driver of the Audi who took off from the scene. Injured hit-and-run victims may seek compensation for damages including medical expenses and hospital bills, lost future income due to work absence, and pain and suffering.
If you or a loved one have been the victim of a hit-and-run collision, contact our experienced Los Angeles and Ventura County Hit-and-Run injury lawyers as we are here to help you and your family following a life-changing incident. We can be reached at 800-235-6801.
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