Pedestrian Injured in Hit-and-Run Accident at Compton Boulevard and Butler Avenue
EAST COMPTON (September 18, 2018) – An alleged hit-and-run accident occurred in the area of Compton Boulevard and Butler Avenue Tuesday evening, according to a California Highway Patrol dispatch.
The accident was reported at about 7:07 p.m.
CHP first logged the incident when for an unknown reason a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle at the intersection of East Compton Boulevard and South Butler Avenue.
Pedestrian Hit by Car in East Compton
Los Angeles County Fire Department officials along with the paramedics responded to the scene and found the pedestrian injured in the roadway. The extent of the injuries sustained by the victim and their condition at this time remained unknown.
It was not specified in the report whether the patient was treated at the crash site or was hospitalized for further aid.
Meanwhile, the driver of the car involved did not stop to render aid and took off. Authorities are still gathering more information and evidence to locate the 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 serious 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 suspect.
In this case, the operator of the vehicle involved fled and left the pedestrian wounded in the roadway. The pedestrian victim has likely a right to pursue a claim seeking a compensation for all the hospital bills, future medical needs, lost wages, and pain and suffering.
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