Bicyclist Bob Muenzer, 64, Injured in Hit-and-Run Accident
LONG BEACH (October 30, 2018) – A bicyclist was hospitalized after an alleged hit-and-run crash in the area of Anaheim Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue Tuesday, according to The Press Telegram.
The victim has been identified as 64-year-old Bob Muenzer.
As per the article, Long Beach police said Muenzer was riding his bike east on Anaheim Street when he was struck by a vehicle. The accident occurred just before 5:30 p.m. in Cambodia Town.
The driver headed west was turning south onto Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue when they allegedly failed to yield to the cyclist and hit him.
Man Hit by Car in Long Beach’s Cambodia Town
Muenzer plowed through the windshield, and was knocked backward into the street. He was transported to Long Beach Memorial Medical Center with injuries considered as non-life-threatening.
Meanwhile, witnesses claimed that the motorist involved did not stop to render aid and fled the scene. The suspect car was described as a white colored truck or SUV which had paper plates and windshield damage.
The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is urged to contact police at 562-570-7355.
Personal Injury Lawyer
In this case, it is apparent that the driver of the truck or SUV will be held responsible for causing the incident that led to the injuries of the bicyclist involved. Leaving the scene following a crash is a serious crime and punishable by law especially if the collision injured another individual.
The victim, Mr. Bob Muenzer, 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 hurt in a hit-and-run collision, contact our experienced personal injury lawyer at 855-703-4186 to help you with your case.
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