Woman, 82, Seriously Injured in Hit-and-Run at Baseline Street and Church Avenue
HIGHLAND (June 10, 2018) – An elderly pedestrian was seriously injured after an alleged hit-and-run accident in the area of Baseline Street and Church Avenue Saturday morning, according to The Daily Breeze.
The collision was reported at about 7 a.m.
As per the article, San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department said an 82-year-old woman was found lying in the crosswalk at the intersection of Baseline Street and Church Avenue. Officials believed the woman was struck by a vehicle.
Elderly Pedestrian Hit by Car in Highland, June 9
Paramedics responded to the scene and attended to the victim who was left with several injuries, including a possible broken hip and multiple contusions and abrasions.
The patient was then taken to a local hospital for treatment. Her name and condition at this time remained unknown.
Meanwhile, deputies affirmed that the driver involved did not stop to render aid and fled after hitting the pedestrian. Anyone with information about the incident is urged to contact the Highland Sheriff’s Station at 909-425-9793 or at 800-782-7463 for anonymous tips.
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 serious 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 suspect.
In this case, the driver of the vehicle took off and left the innocent pedestrian wounded on the road. The elderly woman will have then 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 injured in an auto accident caused by the negligence or wrongdoing of another individual, we encourage you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group to help you. 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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