Motorcyclist Seriously Injured in North Highlands Hit-and-Run Accident
NORTH HIGHLANDS (October 6, 2018) – A motorcyclist was seriously injured after a traffic collision in the area of Watt Avenue and Van Owen Street late Friday night, according to California Highway Patrol dispatch team.
The accident was reported at around 10:07 p.m.
CHP first logged the incident as a hit-and-run, when a Yamaha motorcycle was struck by at least one vehicle at the intersection of Watt Avenue and Van Owen Street.
Motorcycle Rider Hit by Car in North Highlands Friday
Fire department officials along with the paramedics responded to the scene and attended to the rider who suffered major injuries as a result of the crash.
The patient was then transported to a local hospital for treatment. The name and condition of the victim at this time remained unknown.
Meanwhile, the motorist who struck the motorcyclist did not stop to render aid and fled the scene. The dispatch did not specify whether or not the suspect was arrested. The investigation is ongoing.
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Most traffic accidents which involve a motorist who flees the scene can be subjected to serious criminal charges, especially when a particular crash causes serious injuries to another person. Such circumstances are likely considered as “felony hit-and-run,” leaving the victim a legal right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit against the suspect.
In this case, the driver of a car involved fled and left an innocent party wounded in the roadway. The injured and held not liable for the wreck has likely a right to pursue a claim seeking a compensation for all the hospital bills, future medical needs, lost wages, and pain and suffering.
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