Woman in Her 80s Seriously Injured in Hit-and-Run at Garvey and Seaman
EL MONTE (October 24, 2018) – An elderly pedestrian was seriously injured after an alleged hit-and-run accident in the area of Garvey and Seaman avenues Tuesday morning, according to San Gabriel Valley Tribune.
The collision was reported on October 23 at around 7:50 a.m.
As per the article, El Monte police said an Asian woman in her 80s was crossing Garvey Avenue when she was struck by a vehicle that was headed west on Garvey at the time.
Elderly Pedestrian Hit by Car in El Monte, Oct 23
The elderly was left lying in the roadway with major injuries. Paramedics responded to the scene and immediately transported the victim to the hospital where she was in serious condition.
The name of the patient was not disclosed. Meanwhile, the driver involved did not stop to render aid and fled after hitting the pedestrian.
The suspect car was described as a white colored Honda. Anyone with information on the incident is urged to contact the detective bureau or the watch commander at 626-580-2100.
Los Angeles County Personal Injury Lawyer
It is evident that the driver of the SUV involved will be held responsible for causing the traffic incident that led to the injuries of the pedestrian involved. Leaving the scene following a crash is a serious crime and punishable by law especially if the collision seriously injured another individual.
In this case, the elderly woman will 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 accident, contact our experienced Los Angeles County personal injury lawyer at 855-703-4186 to help you with your case.