3 Adults, 2 Children Injured in Ceres Car Accident at Service and Mitchell
CERES (January 4, 2019) – An alleged hit-and-run driver injured five people, including two children, in a collision at Service and Mitchell roads Thursday evening, according to The Modesto Bee.
The suspect has been identified as 42-year-old Joe Patrick Sandoval. He is living at a mobile home Park, just north of Keyes.
As per the article, police said Sandoval was driving a Honda Accord when he struck a Nissan Sentra at the intersection of Service and Mitchell roads.
The five people, including two boys ages 8 and 9, riding the Nissan were left wounded as a result of the crash. The accident took place on January 3 shortly after 7:30 p.m.
Hit-and-Run Suspect ID’d Joe Patrick Sandoval, 42
The three adults in the Sentra sustained mild to moderate injuries while the juveniles suffered more serious injuries including deep lacerations to their midsection.
The children were airlifted to UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento where they were listed in stable condition, The names of all the victims were not disclosed.
Meanwhile, police affirmed that Sandoval ran away from the scene of the crash. The suspect was later located with lacerations to his head and face and broken ribs.
He was hospitalized and was admitted for his injuries. He is reportedly facing charges of felony hit-and-run.
Personal Injury Lawyer
It is evident that Mr. Joe Sandoval will be held fully responsible for causing the traffic incident that led to the injuries of the five innocent parties involved. Leaving the scene following a crash is a serious crime and punishable by law especially if the collision injured other individuals.
In this case, the five occupants of the Nissan Sentra 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 personal injury lawyer at 855-703-4186 to help you with your case.