Motorcyclist Injured in Hit-and-Run
LOS ANGELES (September 28, 2018)- According to the California Highway Patrol, a hit-and-run motorcycle collision was reported this morning at 9517 Laurel Street.
The collision happened at precisely 9:32 a.m. involving an unknown vehicle and a motorcyclist.
Immediately following impact, the driver of the vehicle failed to stop proceeding to flee the scene.
Meanwhile, the rider was confirmed to have sustained moderate to serious injuries before being transported to a local area hospital via ambulance.
No further details have been announced while authorities continue their search for the suspect.
Los Angeles Motorcycle Accident Lawyer
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 will face multiple charges once located and arrested.
In such cases where negligence or wrongdoing may have been a factor, the motorcyclist may be granted the right to file a personal injury lawsuit against the at-fault party pending the investigation results. Personal injury victims have the right to seek compensation for damages including medical expenses and hospital bills, pain and suffering, lost future income and loss future income due to work absence from injury.
If you or a family member is looking for legal counsel following a traffic accident, contact our law firm today for guidance at 855-703-4186.
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