Pedestrian Hit and Injured by Vehicle at Highway 101 and Bayside Cutoff Off-Ramp
ARCATA (July 26, 2018) – A pedestrian accident occurred in the area of Highway 101 and Bayside Cutoff 0ff-ramp Thursday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol group.
At approximately 7:19 a.m., the CHP logged an accident involving an unidentified pedestrian who was struck by a vehicle at the junction.
Medical records indicated the pedestrian suffered injuries as a result of the collision. The name of the victim, and their condition at this time remained unknown.
Hit-and-Run Pedestrian Accident Thursday in Arcata
Officials said the accident was a hit-and-run collision, but no immediate information was released on the suspect.
Further investigation on the case is ongoing.
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Motorists are obliged to remain at the scene after being involved in a collision. A driver who flees the area without rendering assistance or leaving a contact information can be subjected to felony hit-and-run charges. Based on this news report, it is apparent that the motorist involved who continued driving after hitting the pedestrian will be held responsible for the traffic collision.
Depending on the results of the investigation, the injured party in this specific incident may file a personal injury lawsuit against the at-fault. We hope the alleged hit-and-run driver will be located soon.
If you, or your loved one, have been a victim in a hit-and-run collision and you are unsure of what steps to take, contact our experienced personal injury lawyers at 855-703-4186 and allow us to provide you with a free case consultation. Call Johnson Attorneys Group today and we will help you take the right steps following a sudden traumatic accident.
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