Skateboarder Critically Hurt in Hit-and-Run at Bellflower and 27th Street
LONG BEACH (November 27, 2018) – A skateboarder was critically injured after an alleged hit-and-run crash in the area of Bellflower Boulevard and 27th Street Tuesday afternoon, according to The Press Telegram.
The accident took place at approximately 1:45 p.m. near the Interstate 405 Freeway.
As per the article, police said a man was riding his skateboard east across North Bellflower Boulevard at East 27th Street when he was struck by a vehicle.
Fire department officials along with the paramedics responded to the scene and found the rider lying in the roadway with life-threatening injuries.
Man on Skateboard Hit by Car in Long Beach
The man was then immediately transported to the hospital where he was listed in critical condition. His name was not disclosed.
Meanwhile, police affirmed that the driver involved did not stop to render aid and fled.
The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is urged to contact police at 562-570-7110 or the Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477) or by using the P3 Tips smartphone app.
*We extend our sincerest thoughts and prayers to the man and his family and friends during such a difficult time. We wish him a full recovery.
Personal Injury Lawyer
It is apparent that the driver of the car involved will be held responsible for causing the traffic incident that led to the severe injuries of the skateboarder. Leaving the scene following a crash is a serious crime and punishable by law especially if the collision gravely injured another individual.
In this case, the family of the skateboard rider 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.
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