1 Injured in Hesperia Car Crash on Bear Valley Road
HESPERIA (July 16, 2018) – An alleged DUI hit-and-run collision injured one person along Bear Valley Road on Sunday night, July 15, according to Victor Valley News.
The accident occurred just before 9 p.m. in the 16000 block of Bear Valley Road, just west of 7th Avenue.
As per the article, Hesperia police said a green Mercedes was going west on Bear Valley Road when it crossed over the center divider and drove into opposing traffic.
Car Accident on Bear Valley Road Near 7th Avenue
That incident reportedly prompted a chain reaction of crashes that involved six more cars.
Paramedics responded to the scene and attended to one party who suffered unspecified injuries following the wreck. The victim was treated at the crash site. The name and condition of the patient remained unknown.
Meanwhile, the male driver of the Mercedes fled on foot and allegedly walked into a nearby ARCO gas station. The suspect, whose identity was not disclosed, was taken into custody and arrested for hit-and-run and suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol.
San Bernardino County Personal Injury Lawyer
In this incident, it is apparent that the driver of the Mercedes will be held fully responsible for causing the collision that injured the motorcyclist involved. The suspect is accused of driving under the influence of alcohol which has corresponding criminal penalties as it is considered as a serious wrongdoing throughout the state.
Aside from DUI, the motorist also fled the scene after causing the accident. These two factors leave the injured victim a right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit against the at-fault individual. The claim will include a compensation for all the hospital bills, future medical needs and lost wages.
If you, or your loved one, have been a victim in an auto accident caused by the negligence or wrongdoing of another individual, 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 aggressively for your legal rights. Give us a call today at 855-703-4186 and speak with our experienced San Bernardino County personal injury lawyer and let us obtain the justice you deserve.
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