Mill Street School Employee Struck by Hit-and-Run Driver
ORLAND (August 28, 2018)- According to Action News Now, an injurious hit-and-run pedestrian accident was reported this morning in front of Mill Street School.
Orland police have confirmed the collision occurred at roughly 8:30 a.m. at the intersection of 2nd Street and Mill Street.
Victim was Inside Crosswalk
Authorities disclosed the unidentified victim had been within the means of a marked crosswalk upon being struck by a motorist who failed to stop and render aid following the accident.
The suspect who has not been detained at this time is being described as a Hispanic woman with black hair and may have been in a blue Honda. Police believe the vehicle likely has noticeable damage to the hood.
Meanwhile, it remains unclear whether or not the school employee was hospitalized and they were transported to a local area hospital.
The Orland Police Department is currently handling the investigation. Anyone with information should immediately phone (530) 865-1616.
Orland Pedestrian Hit-and-Run Injury Attorney
Drivers who flee the scene of a collision are not only criminals under California law, but they are cowards and are often times driving under the influence when they flee the scene of a collision. Based on this news report, the hit-and-run driver and suspect could be given a serious jail sentence on multiple charges once located and arrested.
The injured Mill Street School employee will be entitled to a personal injury lawsuit following this incident. Injured hit-and-run victims may seek compensation for damages including medical expenses, lost future income due to work absence, and pain and suffering.
Contact our Orland personal injury law firm today if you are looking for assistance at 855-703-4186.
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