4 Paramount High School Students Hit and Injured by Speeding Car
PARAMOUNT (March 19, 2018) – Four high school students were injured, one seriously, after being hit by a car in the area of Rosecrans and Downey avenues Monday afternoon, according to KTLA and NBC Los Angeles.
The accident took place just after 3 p.m. near Paramount High School.
As per the reports, officials said four Paramount High School students were leaving their campus when at the same time a black pickup truck was allegedly speeding down Downey Avenue and was attempting to cut in front of another vehicle.
Pedestrian Accident Near Paramount High School
The driver, 19-year-old Saul Martinez, lost control of his truck and went onto the sidewalk where he struck three girls and a boy.
Firefighters along with the paramedics responded to the scene and transported all four juveniles to trauma centers for treatment. At least one victim was listed in serious condition. Their names were not released.
Meanwhile, officers affirmed that Martinez was arrested on suspicion of reckless driving. The incident is still under investigation.
Los Angeles County Personal Injury Lawyer
Based on the news reports, Mr. Saul Martinez is accused of reckless driving at the time of the collision. In such cases where negligence and wrongdoing are clearly factors, the families of the innocent juveniles involved will likely a right to pursue personal injury lawsuit against the at-fault party. The claim will include 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 a negligent 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 800-235-6801 and speak with our experienced personal injury lawyer and let us obtain the justice you deserve.
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