Woman, 30, Victim in North Coast Highway 101 Hit-and-Run
ENCINITAS (August 13, 2017) – An alleged hit-and-run crash seriously injured a bicyclist in the area of North Coast Highway 101 and Basil Street late Saturday night, according to San Diego Union-Tribune.
The accident took place about 10:05 p.m.
As per the article, sheriff’s department said a 30-year-old woman was riding a bicycle south on North Coast Highway 101 when she was struck by a vehicle. The victim was reportedly traveling on the sharrow line, which is a designated lane on the highway.
Encinitas Hit-and-Run Accident
The cyclist was immediately transported to Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla with severe head trauma. Her name and condition at this time remained unknown.
Meanwhile, deputies affirmed that the driver involved continued and left the scene. The suspect car was described as a silver or white 1993 to 2000 Mercedes C series with apparent front-end damage.
Anyone who witnessed the collision or has more information is asked to call investigators at (760) 966-3568.
We offer our sincerest thoughts and prayers to the severely injured woman and wish her a swift and full recovery. We hope the hit-and-run motorist will be located and justice will soon be served.
If a driver flees the scene after being involved in a traffic collision, it is considered as a hit-and-run. In this case, the motorist hit the bicyclist who was in the designated lane at the time and fled without providing assistance or even a contact information. The alleged suspect will be held responsible for causing the crash and serious injuries to the woman. The victim has then the right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit against the at-fault party, seeking compensation for all the hospital bills, future medical needs, lost wages, property damage and other losses.
The victim and her family will need an expert and professional lawyer who will work aggressively to win the case and to help them obtain the justice they deserve. JAG Founder James Johnson has represented clients involved in hit-and-run accidents and has given them the maximum compensation they were entitled to by law. If you, or your loved one, have been injured in an auto accident due to the negligence or wrongdoing of another party, call our experienced San Diego County personal injury lawyer at 800-235-6801 and let us fight for you.
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