Bicyclist Hit and Injured by Vehicle at James Way and Skvarla Avenue
LOCATION: North Highlands, Sacramento County
DATE OF ACCIDENT: Monday, October 8th
October 8, 2018 – A suspected hit-and-run collision took place in the area of James Way and Skvarla Avenue, according to the California Highway Patrol dispatch.
On Monday, at 3:29 .m., the CHP logged a road accident involving a bicyclist that was struck by a vehicle of unspecified built and type.
Hit-and-Run Bicycle Accident Monday in North Highlands
At least one land ambulance reportedly rushed to the scene and attended to the bicycle rider, who appeared to be injured following the incident. The identity of the victim, and their condition at this time have not been disclosed thus far.
Meanwhile, officials mentioned the motorist who struck by bicyclist continued driving following the collision. The description of the hit-and-run driver remained unknown at this time.
Further investigation on the case is ongoing.
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Based on this news report, it appears that the driver who continued driving after hitting the bicyclist will be held responsible for the traffic collision that resulted in injuries to at least one innocent person. Pending results of investigation, the victim in this accident will be granted the right to file a personal injury lawsuit against the at-fault party. Hit-and-run accident victims have the right to seek compensation for damages including medical expenses and hospital bills, pain and suffering, lost future income due to work absence from injury.
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