Joseph Wright Oroville Hit-and-run at Ophir Road and Lincoln
OROVILLE- According to KRCRTV, a hit-and-run left a bicyclist identified as Joseph Wright, 18, of Palermo, injured Wednesday afternoon.
The incident occurred right around 3:30 p.m. at the intersection of Ophir Road and Lincoln Boulevard.
Joseph Wright had been riding his bicycle upon being struck by what is believed to be a light blue sedan before the driver failed to provide help and sped away from the scene.
Joseph Wright suffered moderate to serious injuries and was transported by ambulance to Oroville Hospital. He is expected to make a full recovery as his injuries were not discussed in detail.
Anyone with information regarding the hit-and-run driver is encouraged to call CHP-Oroville at 530-538-2700.
HELP FOR HIT AND RUN VICTIM
At Johnson Attorneys Group, it is just as much of a priority for us to help the police and other law enforcements officials locate the hit-and-run drivers as it is to get you the compensation you deserve for your injuries and expenses. Anytime a motorist hits another vehicle or pedestrian and then flees the scene without contacting that person, it is considered to be a hit-and-run accident. While a person at-fault is obligated by law to stop immediately after the collision, this is not always the case. Leaving the scene of an accident that involved injuries or even fatalities is a serious crime and is considered a felony. For legal assistance with your hit-and-run accident case, contact our Butte County lawyers by calling us toll-free at 800-235-6801.
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