Oakland Man Injured in Hit-and-Run on MacArthur Boulevard Sunday
OAKLAND (September 10, 2018) – A pedestrian was hospitalized after an alleged hit-and-run accident along MacArthur Boulevard on Sunday morning, according to East Bay Times.
The collision was reported on September 9 at about 6:10 a.m. in the 5000 block of MacArthur Boulevard.
As per the article, police said an Oakland man was crossing MacArthur Boulevard when he was struck by a vehicle that was headed south at the time.
Oakland Fire Department officials along with the paramedics responded to the scene and found the pedestrian with unspecified injuries as a result of the crash.
Pedestrian Hit by Car in Oakland, September 9
The victim was then immediately taken to a local where he was listed in stable condition. His name was not disclosed.
Meanwhile, police affirmed that the driver involved did not stop to render aid and fled the area. The suspect car was believed to be a Nissan model.
Authorities are still gathering more information and evidence to locate the motorist. Anyone with information is urged to contact Oakland police’s traffic investigation unit at 510-777-8570.
Personal Injury Lawyer
It is evident that the driver of the Nissan will be held fully responsible for causing the incident that led to the injuries of the man involved. Leaving the scene following a crash is a serious crime and punishable by law especially if the collision hurt other innocent individuals.
In this case, the male pedestrian will have the right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit against the at-fault party who has evidently neglected the safety of others on the road. Victims of hit-and-run incidents will be entitled to a compensation for all the hospital bills, future medical needs, lost wages, and pain and suffering.
If your loved one has been a victim in an auto accident caused by the negligence or wrongdoing of another individual, we encourage you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group to help you with your case. We will guide you every step of the way and fight aggressively for your legal rights. Give us a call today at 855-703-4186 and speak with our experienced personal injury lawyer and let us obtain the justice you deserve.