60-Year-Old Man Struck by Hit-and-Run Driver
LOCATION: San Francisco
DATE OF COLLISION: Wednesday, October 3rd
October 4, 2018- According to the SF Gate, a major injury hit-and-run pedestrian versus vehicle collision was reported last night at the cross streets of Bakers and Oaks streets.
At approximately 9:07 p.m., a 60-year-old man had been walking near the Panhandle before being hit by an undisclosed vehicle whose driver failed to stop and render aid.
The man who has not been identified by name sustained major life-threatening injuries for which he remains hospitalized for as he is currently in critical condition..
According to witnesses, the suspect was last seen headed eastbound on Oak Street.
No arrests have been made as the San Francisco Police Department encourages anyone who may have information to contact them immediately.
San Francisco Pedestrian Hit-and-Run 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 could be given a serious jail sentence on multiple charges once located and arrested.
The pedestrian man 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 San Francisco personal injury law firm today if you are looking for assistance at 855-703-4186.
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