Boy, 11, Hurt in Chico Hit-and-run Bicycle Accident
CHICO, Calif. (Sept. 12, 2018) – An 11-year-old Chico boy from suffered minor injuries Tuesday morning when he was struck by a suspected hit-and-run driver as he rode his bicycle to school, according to local news reports.
The child was struck by a driver in a grey vehicle about 7:59 a.m. on Sept. 11. The driver sped off without stopping to help the victim and was last seen heading north on Yosemite Drive at Highway 32.
Paramedics treated the boy for minor scrapes and bruises. Witnesses may call the Chico Police Department at (530) 897-4900.
Hit-and-run Accident Investigation
The investigation into this collision is underway to locate the suspect driver.
We hope the injured child has a full recovery.
There are many steps that should be taken following a collision to ensure your legal rights are protected, but this can vary depending on the circumstances. An injured person should seek out immediate and ongoing medical care until they are completely better. If someone has died, a wrongful death claim may be pursued by surviving family members against those responsible and or their insurance companies.
Keep in mind that there are times when a government entity or an employer of an involved motorist that may share responsibility for an accident. All responsible parties can be identified during the investigation.
We hope you are able to get the help you need, but if you would like legal assistance, please call us at 855-703-4186 to request a free consultation.
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