3 Critically Injured in Hesperia Hit-and-Run on Highway 138 Sunday
HESPERIA (October 7. 2018) – Three people were seriously injured after an alleged hit-and-run crash along Highway 138 early Sunday, according to Victor Valley News.
The accident took place at about 12:08 a.m., just west of Summit Valley Road.
As per the article, California Highway Patrol said a red Acura carrying three young adults rolled over before landing in a ditch approximately 20 feet off the roadway.
Rollover Accident on Highway 138 Near Summit Valley
San Bernardino County Fire Department officials along with the paramedics responded to the scene and attended to the three occupants of the overturned car. All three were critically injured.
One of the victims, a 16-year-old, was flown to Loma Linda University Medical Center with injuries considered as life threatening. The other two patients were taken by ground ambulance to the same hospital for treatment.
Meanwhile, CHP affirmed that the second vehicle involved fled after the wreck. Authorities are still investigating the cause of the incident.
San Bernardino 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 members of the injured victims may 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 Johnson Attorneys Group at 855-703-4186 to help you with your case.
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