Man Severely Injured in Barstow Hit-and-Run Crash on Muriel Drive
BARSTOW (January 9, 2019) – A pedestrian was severely injured after an alleged hit-and-run accident along Muriel Drive Sunday, according to The Daily Press.
The collision was reported on January 6 at approximately 6:30 p.m. in the 800 block of South Muriel Drive. It is near Cameron Park and Cameron Elementary School.
As per the article, police said a male pedestrian was struck by a vehicle for an unknown reason on Muriel Drive near Carson Street.
The man was left lying and unresponsive in the roadway, suffering from severe head trauma and multiple injuries to his lower limbs as a result of the crash.
Suspect Brittany Blake, 24, Arrested For Hit-and-Run
Police affirmed that the victim was immediately flown to Loma Linda University Medical Center due where he was listed in critical, but stable condition. His name was not released.
Meanwhile, the driver involved did not stop after hitting the pedestrian and fled the scene. The car was later found at a mobile home park in the 600 block of Rimrock Road.
The suspect, 24-year-old Brittany Blake, was ultimately arrested on suspicion of felony hit-and-run with injuries. She remains in custody at the High Desert Detention Center with a bail set at $50,000.
*We extend our sincerest thoughts and prayers to the victim and his family and friends during such a difficult time. We wish him a full recovery.
San Bernardino County Personal Injury Lawyer
It is evident that Ms. Brittany Blake will be held responsible for causing the traffic incident that led to the severe injuries of the innocent pedestrian involved. Leaving the scene following a crash is a serious crime and punishable by law especially if the collision seriously hurt another individual.
In this case, the family of the pedestrian victim will be entitled to a personal injury claim seeking a compensation for all the hospital bills, future medical needs, lost wages, and pain and suffering.
If your loved one has been injured in a hit-and-run accident, contact our experienced San Bernardino County personal injury lawyer at 855-703-4186 to help you with your case.
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