Bicyclist, 37, Hit and Badly Injured by Vehicle on 47th Street
LOCATION: Chollas View, San Diego County
DATE OF COLLISION: Saturday, September 22nd
September 23, 2018 – A 37-year-old man was injured in a suspected hit-and-run collision on 47th Street Saturday evening, according to Fox News.
Primary reports indicated the man was riding a bicycle northbound on 47th when he was struck by a southbound vehicle, just south of the Interstate 94 Freeway.
Major Injury Hit-and-Run Accident Saturday in Chollas View
Officials said the bicyclist was ejected from his bike, and was overthrown onto the roady. The unidentified victim reportedly suffered a head injury and broken jaw, and was rushed to Scripps Mercy Hospital in Hillcrest for treatment.
Shortly after 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, authorities ruled the incident as a hit-and-run case. At this time, no information has been yet released on the suspect.
Further investigation on the case is underway.
San Diego County Personal Injury Lawyer
In this case, it is evident that involved motorist will be held responsible for causing the incident leaving the bicyclist injured. Regardless of a drivers reasons, leaving the area following a crash is a serious crime and is punishable by law, especially if the collision critically hurt another individual.
The injured bicyclist in this specific accident will have the right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit against the suspect. The claim will include a compensation for all the hospital bills, future medical needs, lost wages, and pain and suffering.
Contact our San Diego County personal injury law firm today if you are looking for assistance at 855-703-4186.
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