Man Seriously Injured in Modesto Hit-and-Run at Wade and Rouse
MODESTO (January 1, 2019) – A pedestrian was seriously injured after an alleged hit-and-run accident in the area of Wade and Rouse avenues on New Year’s Eve, according to The Modesto Bee.
The collision took place on December 31 at about 6 p.m., just south of Paradise Road.
As per the article, police said a male pedestrian was struck by a vehicle for an unknown reason at the intersection of Wade and Rouse avenues on Monday.
Fire department officials along with the paramedics responded to the crash site and found the man left wounded in the roadway as a result of the crash.
Pedestrian Hit by Car in Modesto, December 31
The patient was immediately taken to a hospital to be treated for major injuries. His name and condition at this time remained unknown.
Meanwhile, police affirmed that the driver involved did not stop after hitting the victim and fled the scene without rendering aid.
The suspect car was described as a white pickup truck which had a rack for storing a ladder at the time of the incident. Authorities are still gathering more information and evidence to locate the hit-and-run motorist.
Personal Injury Lawyer
It is evident that the driver of the pickup truck will be held fully responsible for causing the traffic incident that led to the major injuries of the pedestrian involved. Leaving the scene following a crash is a serious crime and punishable by law especially if the collision seriously injured another individual.
In this case, the male pedestrian 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.