Man, 22, Badly Hurt in Skateboard Collision with Vehicle
LOCATION: Mission Beach, San Diego
DATE OF COLLISION: Monday, September 17th
September 18, 2018- According to the San Diego Union-Tribune, a major injury skateboard versus vehicle collision took place last night on Mission Bay Drive near Quivera Road.
At roughly 8:40 p.m., a 22-year-old unidentified man had been riding his skateboard before being struck by a vehicle.
Authorities are considering the man’s injuries as life-threatening as he currently remains hospitalized at a trauma center Tuesday morning.
According to the Union-Tribune, the vehicle involved was a Nissan Sentra driven by a 25-year-old male who was not believed to have been under the influence.
San Diego police officials will be the agency handling the investigation.
*The staff members of Johnson Attorneys Group thoughts and prayers are with the victim and his family during such difficult times.
San Diego Personal Injury Accident Lawyer
Based on this news report, it appears that there are many unanswered questions in regards to what exactly transpired leading up to the collision. Did excessive speed or distracted driving play a role? Was the driver negligent in any other way? Was the skateboarder riding unsafely and not yielding to other motorists? We trust officials are looking into these and other factors in order to determine precisely what occurred here to help figure out liability.
In such cases where negligence or wrongdoing may have been a factor, the 22-year-old victim may be entitled to personal injury lawsuit against the driver pending the results of the investigation. If the driver is found responsible, the injured victim may seek compensation for damages including medical expenses and hospital bills and pain and suffering.
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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