Man, 30, Seriously Injured in Hit-and-Run at University and Richmond
SAN DIEGO (December 30, 2018) – A pedestrian was seriously injured after an alleged hit-and-run accident in the area of University and Richmond avenues early Sunday, according to San Diego Union-Tribune and ABC 10.
The collision took place at around 2:30 a.m. in the Hillcrest neighborhood.
As per the reports, police said a 30-year-old man was crossing northbound on University and Richmond Avenues when for an unknown reason he was struck by a vehicle.
The driver was traveling east on University Avenue when it hit the pedestrian who was in a crosswalk at the time.
Pedestrian Hit by Car in San Diego’s Hillcrest Sunday
Police affirmed that the man was found left in the roadway and suffering from major injuries as a result of the crash. He was transported to a hospital with a skull fracture and bleeding of the brain.
His name and condition at this time remained unknown. Meanwhile, the driver involved did not stop after hitting the victim and fled the scene without rendering aid.
The suspect car was described as a sedan. The incident remains under investigation. Anyone with information is urged to contact San Diego police at (619) 531-2000 or (858) 484-3154 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.
San Diego Personal Injury Lawyer
It is evident that the driver of the sedan will be held fully responsible for causing the traffic incident that led to the major injuries of the pedestrian involved. Leaving the scene following a crash is a serious crime and punishable by law especially if the collision seriously injured another individual.
In this case, the 30-year-old man 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 accident, contact our experienced San Diego personal injury lawyer at 855-703-4186 to help you with your case.