3 Injured in Bakersfield Hit-and-Run on Truxtun Avenue Friday
BAKERSFIELD (September 16, 2018) – Three pedestrians were hospitalized after an alleged hit-and-run accident along Truxtun Avenue Friday night, according to Kern Golden Empire and 23 ABC News.
The collision occurred at about 10:10 p.m. in the 1200 block of East Truxtun Avenue, between Robinson and Miller streets.
As per the reports, police said the three pedestrians were walking on Truxtun Avenue when they were struck by a vehicle.
All three were left injured as a result of the crash. Two people suffered injuries ranging from moderate to major degree while the third person sustained minor wounds.
Pedestrians Hit by Truck in Bakersfield, Sept 14
The three victims were all transported to local hospitals for treatment. Their names and condition at this time were not released.
Meanwhile, police affirmed that the driver involved did not stop to render aid and fled the scene after hitting the pedestrians. The suspect car was described as a white possible 2000s model Nissan Frontier King Cab with moderate to major front-end and right front passenger side damage.
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111.
Kern County Personal Injury Lawyer
Most traffic accidents which involve a motorist who flees the scene can be subjected to serious criminal charges, especially when a particular crash causes serious injuries to another person. Such circumstances are likely considered as “felony hit-and-run,” leaving the victim a legal right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit against the suspect.
Drivers who are involved in car collisions are obliged to stop and provide assistance to the injured individuals and to cooperate with the authorities. In this case, the operator of the pickup truck took off and left the pedestrians wounded in the roadway. The three pedestrian victims have likely a right to pursue a claim seeking a compensation for all the hospital bills, future medical needs, lost wages, and pain and suffering.
If you, or your loved one, have been hurt in an auto accident caused by the negligence or wrongdoing of another individual, we encourage you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group to help you with your case. We will guide you every step of the way and fight aggressively for your legal rights. Give us a call today at 855-703-4186 and speak with our experienced Kern County personal injury lawyer and let us obtain the justice you deserve.
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