Male Bicyclist Seriously Hurt in Hit-and-Run
SACRAMENTO (September 19, 2018)- A bicyclist was severely injured following a hit-and-run bicycle collision this morning on Watt Avenue at Potter Lane, according to KCRA News.
At roughly 5:20 a.m., a male bicyclist was struck by an alleged minivan as he attempted to cross the intersection.
The victim landed on the minivan’s front hood and carried him for nearly a block before he finally fell off onto the road.
Paramedics rushed the unidentified bicyclist to a trauma center, where he remains in critical condition as of Wednesday afternoon.
KCRA News confirmed to suspect remains at-large at this time.
Both California Highway Patrol and Sacramento PD are teaming up for the investigation.
Sacramento Hit-and-Run Injury Attorney
In this case, it is evident that involved motorist will be held responsible for causing the incident leaving the bicyclist injured. Regardless of a drivers reasons, leaving the area following a crash is a serious crime and is punishable by law, especially if the collision critically hurt another individual.
The injured bicyclist will have the right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit against the suspect. The claim will include a compensation for all the hospital bills, future medical needs, lost wages, and pain and suffering.
Contact our Sacramento personal injury law firm today if you are looking for assistance at 855-703-4186.
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