Pedestrian Injured in Hit-and-Run at Van Buren and Albarian Thursday
RIVERSIDE (August 31, 2018) – An alleged hit-and-run accident occurred in the area of Van Buren Boulevard and Albarian Way on Thursday night, according to California Highway Patrol dispatch team.
The collision involving a pedestrian was reported at about 9:11 p.m.
CHP first logged the incident when for an unknown reason the pedestrian was struck by a vehicle at the intersection of Van Buren Boulevard and Albarian Way.
Pedestrian Hit by Car in Riverside, August 30
The victim was left lying on the ground in the center divider. Fire department officials along with the paramedics responded to the scene and attended to the pedestrian who suffered unspecified injuries upon impact.
It was not specified in the report whether the patient, whose name and condition were not disclosed, was treated at the crash site or was taken to the hospital for treatment.
Meanwhile, the driver of the car involved did not stop to render aid and fled. The westbound lanes were temporarily blocked following the collision. The investigation is ongoing.
Riverside Personal Injury Lawyer
Most traffic accidents which involve a party 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.
Drivers who are involved in car collisions are obliged to stop and provide assistance to the injured individuals and to cooperate with the authorities. In this case, the motorist took off and left the pedestrian wounded in the roadway. The man 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.
If you, or your loved one, have 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 Riverside personal injury lawyer and let us obtain the justice you deserve.
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