BREA, California — According to a California Highway Patrol dispatch, at least one person sustained injuries after being struck by a hit-and-run driver on Highway 57 at Lambert Road offramp in the evening of December 14.
The CHP team mentioned the suspect’s vehicle involved in the 6:38 p.m. collision was a white Mitsubishi Galant.
As per the report, the Mitsubishi continued driving after it crashed against a black Ford Expedition which was occupied by a female party who complaint of pain to her head following the incident.
Officials affirmed the suspect was later arrested and detained.
Further investigation is ongoing to determine charges and liabilities.
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We, at Johnson Attorneys Group, understand what a devastating and stressful experience being involved in a hit-and-run accident can be. If the driver at fault successfully leaves the scene, our attorneys will work diligently to gather eyewitness testimonies in order to help the police identify the driver. Regardless of the reason for the driver fleeing, there is no valid excuse for leaving the scene of an accident especially when another person has been injured. If you or a loved one are in need of a Orange County lawyer to walk you through an injury claim, you may call us for a free consultation at 800-235-6801.
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