Hector Fimbres, 11, Injured in Hit-and-Run at Brandywine and Sequoia
CHULA VISTA (November 25, 2018) – A child was hospitalized after an alleged hit- and-run accident in the area of Brandywine Avenue and Sequoia Street Monday. November 19, according to NBC San Diego.
The victim has been identified as 11-year-old Hector Fimbres.
As per the article, Fimbres was walking with his family to Valle Lindo Park when he was struck by a vehicle.
The boy was in the crosswalk at Brandywine Avenue and Sequoia Street when he was hit by a female driver who was allegedly distracted by her cell phone.
Child Hit by Car in Chula Vista, November 19
Fimbres was immediately transported to the hospital, where he was checked for internal bleeding and other injuries. After the medical evaluation, the juvenile was confirmed to have suffered bruising on his side and knee.
Meanwhile, the woman involved reportedly pulled over for a moment after hitting the Fimbres but ultimately drove away. The suspect car was described as a blue Chevrolet Impala which is registered out of Fallbrook.
Authorities are still gathering more information and evidence to locate the hit-and-run motorist.
San Diego 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 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.
In this case, the family of Hector Fimbres 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 collision, contact our experience San Diego County personal injury lawyer at 855-703-4186 for a free case consultation.
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