Child, 10, Injured in Petco Parking Lot Accident on Jamacha Road
RANCHO SAN DIEGO (November 7, 2018) – A child was injured after being struck by a car in a parking lot along Jamacha Road on Wednesday afternoon, according to NBC San Diego.
The accident took place just before 4:30 p.m.
As per the article, San Diego Sheriff’s Department and California Highway Patrol said a 10-year-old girl was walking in a Petco parking lot when for an unknown reason she was hit by a vehicle.
Juvenile Hit by Car in Rancho San Diego, November 7
Paramedics responded to the scene and attended to the young victim who suffered minor injuries as a result of the crash. It was not specified in the report if she was taken to the hospital for further medical aid and evaluation.
Meanwhile, officials did not mention whether or not the driver involved stopped after hitting the juvenile. Authorities are still investigating the cause of the incident.
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In this case, authorities will thoroughly look into the speed of the vehicle, whether or not alcohol or drugs also played a role, whether or not there was any mechanical issue with the car, and whether or not the driver involved was distracted or reckless when the collision occurred.
Pending the results and findings of the investigation for this incident, the family of the injured child may possess the right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit seeking a compensation for all the hospital bills, future medical needs, lost income, and pain and suffering.
Give our experienced San Diego County personal injury lawyer a call at 855-703-4186 for a free case consultation.