Teen Bicyclist Injured in Fremont Hit-and-Run on Blacow Road Tuesday
FREMONT (September 8, 2018) – A teenage bicyclist was hospitalized after a traffic collision along Blacow Road on Tuesday afternoon, according to The Mercury News.
The accident took place on September 4 at about 3:30 p.m. near Fremont Boulevard.
As per the article, Fremont police said a male teen was riding a bicycle on Blacow Road when he was struck by a vehicle that had exited a shopping center on the southeast corner of the intersection.
The rider was knocked to the ground and hit his head. Paramedics responded to the scene and found the victim with injuries considered as non-life-threatening.
Bicycle Rider Hit by Car in Fremont, September 4
He was immediately taken to the hospital for treatment. The name and condition of the patient at this time remained unknown.
Meanwhile, police affirmed that the driver involved did not stop to render aid and fled east on Blacow. The car is described as an early 2000s Chevrolet sedan while the suspect is apparently a Latino man in his late 30s with a medium build and short facial hair.
Anyone with information is urged to contact police at [email protected] or 510-790-6800 ext. 3.
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 bicyclist wounded in the roadway. The male teen bicycle 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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