Woman Critically Injured in Oakland Hit-and-Run Crash on High Street
OAKLAND (December 27, 2018) – A pedestrian was critically injured after an alleged hit-and-run accident along High Street Wednesday night, according to The Mercury News.
The collision occurred on December 26 at about 8:18 p.m. in the 2900 block of High Street.
As per the article, police said the female pedestrian was walking across High Street when for an unknown reason she was struck by a vehicle on High Street near Penniman Avenue.
The driver was traveling south when it hit the woman who was in a marked crosswalk at the time. She was knocked to the pavement upon impact.
Pedestrian Hit by Car in Oakland, Dec 26
Police affirmed that the victim was left lying in the roadway with severe head and other injuries. She was immediately transported to a hospital for treatment.
The name and condition of the patient remained unknown. Meanwhile, the motorist involved allegedly did not stop to render aid and fled south on High Street.
The suspect car was described as a 1990s Ford Mustang, dark in color. The incident remains under investigation.
Anyone with information is urged to contact police at 510-777-8570 or Crime Stoppers at 510-777-8572.
*We extend our prayers and sincerest thoughts to the woman and her family and friends during such a difficult time. We wish her a full recovery.
Personal Injury Lawyer
It is evident that the driver of the Ford Mustang will be held fully responsible for causing the traffic incident that led to the critical injuries of the pedestrian involved. Leaving the scene following a crash is a serious crime and punishable by law especially if the collision gravely injured another individual.
In this case, the family of the woman 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.
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