Motorcyclist Injured in Eureka Hit-and-Run Accident on Dolbeer Street
EUREKA (September 8, 2018) – An alleged hit-and-run crash injured a motorcyclist along Dolbeer Street early Friday morning, according to California Highway Patrol dispatch team.
The accident was reported at about 3:06 p.m.
CHP first logged the incident when a motorcyclist was struck by a vehicle in the 2700 block of Dolbeer Street near St. Joseph Hospital.
Motorcycle and Car Accident in Eureka Saturday
Paramedics responded to the scene and attended to the rider who suffered unspecified injuries as a result of the collision. It was not specified in the report whether the patient was treated at the crash site or was taken to the hospital for further aid.
The name of the victim was not immediately disclosed. Meanwhile, the driver of the car involved did not stop to render aid and fled the area.
Authorities are still gathering more information and evidence to locate the suspect.
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 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 at-fault individual.
Drivers who are involved in car collisions are obliged to stop and provide assistance to the injured individuals and to cooperate with the authorities. In this case, the suspect took off and left the motorcyclist wounded in the roadway. The motorcycle rider 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.
If you, or your loved one, have been hurt in an auto accident caused by someone else’s negligence or wrongdoing, we encourage you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group to help you with your case. We will guide you every step of the way and fight for your legal rights. Give us a call today at 855-703-4186 and speak with our experienced personal injury lawyer and let us get the justice you deserve.
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