Man, 28, Critically Injured in Highland Hit-and-Run at Sterling and Baseline
HIGHLAND (July 1, 2018) – A pedestrian was critically injured after an alleged hit-and-run accident in the area of Sterling Avenue and Baseline Street late Saturday night, according to The Sun.
The collision was reported at about 11:30 p.m. in the intersection.
As per the article, deputies said a 28-year-old San Bernardino man was crossing Sterling Avenue along Baseline Street when he was struck by a vehicle.
Aaron Steward, 27, Arrested For Hit-and-Run
San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department responded to the scene and found the man down in the roadway with major life-threatening injuries. The patient was then immediately taken to the hospital where he was listed in critical condition.
The name of the victim was not disclosed. Meanwhile, the driver involved did not stop to render aid and fled the scene.
On Thursday, July 12, the suspect was arrested on suspicion of felony hit and run driving. He has been identified as 27-year-old Aaron Steward, of Highland.
We extend our prayers and sincerest thoughts to the victim and his family members and friends during such a difficult time.
San Bernardino County Personal Injury Lawyer
It is apparent that the driver of the car will be held liable for causing the collision that caused severe injuries to the pedestrian involved. Regardless of their reasons, leaving the area following a crash is a serious crime and is punishable by law, especially if the collision injured another individual.
In such cases where negligence or wrongdoing are clearly factors, the family of the man 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 your loved one has been a victim in an auto accident caused by a negligent party, 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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