Boy, 10, Struck by Hit-and-Run Driver
LINDA, CALIFORNIA (September 10, 2018)- A hit-and-run pedestrian versus vehicle collision was reported this afternoon on Beale Road, per the California Highway Patrol.
The collision occurred at precisely 1:11 p.m. right in front of the Rio Inn Suites.
The victim, an alleged 10-year-old boy, was hit by the motorist who fled the scene failing to stop after hitting the minor.
Paramedics arrived at the scene and transported the victim to a nearby hospital for treatment of moderate to serious injuries.
At this time, it appears that the hit-and-run driver remains at-large.
No further details have been provided thus far.
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.
The young victim 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 Orland personal injury law firm today if you are looking for assistance at 855-703-4186.
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