Pedestrian Injured in Canyon Country Hit-and-Run at Jakes and Palo Verde
CANYON COUNTRY (January 3, 2019) – A pedestrian was hospitalized after an alleged hit-and-run accident in the area of Jakes Way and Palo Verde Place Thursday night, according to The Signal.
The collision was reported at approximately 9:25 p.m.
As per the article, Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station said a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle near the intersection of Jakes Way and Palo Verde Place.
Los Angeles County Fire Department officials along with the paramedics responded to the scene and found the victim down in the roadway as a result of the crash.
Pedestrian Hit by Car in Canyon Country, January 3
The patient was immediately transported to a nearby hospital to be treated for unspecified injuries. The name and condition of the pedestrian at this time remained unknown.
Meanwhile, deputies affirmed that the driver involved did not stop after hitting the victim and fled without rendering aid.
Authorities are still gathering more information and evidence to locate the hit-and-run motorist.
Los Angeles 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 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 at-fault individual.
In this case, the pedestrian/span> may 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 Johnson Attorneys Group at 855-703-4186 to help you with your case.