Josh Bird Injured in Pedestrian Hit-and-Run
DATE OF COLLISION: Monday, August 27th
August 31, 2018- According to NBC Los Angeles, an Army veteran identified as Joshua Bird was struck by a hit-and-run driver earlier this week on Cimarron Avenue.
According to police officials, Bird witnessed a man littering trash outside his job and approached the driver beginning to film him before the driver intentionally hit the veteran with his vehicle.
Bird Sustained Multiple Injuries Including a Spinal Injury
Bird suffered a fractured wrist, a spinal injury, a sprained ankle, and multiple facial lacerations.
He was hospitalized but has since been released, according to NBC Los Angeles.
Fortunately, camera footage from a business across the street was able to capture the series of events which occurred leading up to the collision.
The vehicle is being described as a dark green Toyota Camry with noticeable front-end damage as the suspect remains at-large.
Anyone with information is encouraged to give the Gardena Police Department a phone call.
Los Angeles and Gardena Pedestrian Hit-and-Run Attorney
Drivers who flee the scene of a collision are not only criminals under California law, but they are cowards and are often times driving under the influence when they flee the scene of a collision. Based on this news report, the hit-and-run driver and suspect could be given a serious jail sentence on multiple charges once located and arrested.
Joshua Bird will be entitled to a personal injury lawsuit following this incident. Injured hit-and-run victims may seek compensation for damages including medical expenses, lost future income due to work absence, and pain and suffering.
Contact our Los Angeles hit-and-run personal injury law firm today if you are looking for assistance at 855-703-4186.
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