Motorcyclist Hit by Vehicle on Highway 242 Near Highway 4
LOCATION: Contra Costa
DATE OF COLLISION: Thursday, September 27th
September 28, 2018 – According to the California Highway Patrol dispatch, a suspected hit-and-run collision occurred on northbound Highway 242 Thursday evening.
At 6:34 p.m., the CHP logged an auto accident involving a motorcycle that was struck by a blue car. Officials believed the rider suffered injuries as a result of the crash.
Hit-and-Run Accident Thursday in Contra Costa
Meanwhile, CHP mentioned the driver of the car drove away from the site before authorities arrived. At this time, officials are looking into the incident as a hit-and-run.
No other details were immediately released. Investigators handling the case continue to work to determine liability in the collision.
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In this case, it appears that the motorist who struck the motorcyclist will be held responsible for causing the collision. Regardless of a driver’s 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 victim 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 medical needs, lost wages, and pain and suffering.
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