ALTURAS: Elderly Man on Bicycle Injured by Hit-and-run Driver on Highway 299
ALTURAS, California (May 29, 2014) — An elderly man on a bicycle was suffered significant injuries Thursday morning in a hit-and-run car accident on the eastbound California State Route 299 in this small town just northeast of Red Bluff, according to a dispatch by the California Highway Patrol.
Modoc County Sheriff Officers and CHP are now searching for the hit-and-run driver in a black vehicle with stickers on the window and tool box.
“Police will investigate this crash in an effort to apprehend the suspect to bring him or her to justice,” said Attorney James Johnson.
Bicyclists who are hurt in a car accident by a hit-and-run driver may be covered by their own insurance policy for their medical costs, said Johnson, a Modoc County personal injury attorney. If they driver is not found, the cyclists may have a claim with their own insurance policy.
If you are injured in a traffic accident involving a negligent driver and are seeking legal representation, contact Johnson Attorneys Group at 800-235-6801 for a free-, no-obligation consultation by an attorney. Our law firm represents injured motorists in Modoc County on a contingency fee basis, meaning there are no fees unless we win you a settlement or verdict.