Motorcyclist Injured in Sacramento Hit-and-Run on Highway 51 Saturday
SACRAMENTO (September 10, 2018) – A motorcyclist was hospitalized after an alleged hit-and-run collision along Highway 51 late Saturday night, according to California Highway Patrol dispatch team.
The accident was reported on September 8 at around 10:36 p.m.
CHP received a call about a motorcyclist was found down in the traffic lanes of northbound Highway 51 near Arden Way on-ramp. Witnesses told the officials that the victim who was riding a Yamaha RS motorcycle appeared to have been struck by a vehicle.
Motorcycle Rider Hit by Car in Sacramento, September 8
Sacramento Fire Department officials along with the paramedics attended to the rider who was the transported to Mercy San Juan Medical Center with unspecified injuries.
The name and condition of the patient at this time remained unknown. Meanwhile, the driver involved did not stop to render aid and sped away from the crash site. The suspect car, described as a possible black Volkswagen sedan, was last seen exiting El Camino Avenue.
Meanwhile, authorities are still gathering more information and evidence to locate the hit-and-run motorist.
Personal Injury Lawyer
Most traffic accidents which involve a motorist who flees the scene can be subjected to serious criminal charges, especially when a particular crash causes 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 at-fault individual.
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 suspect took off and left the motorcyclist wounded in the roadway.
The motorcycle rider 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 hurt in an auto accident caused by someone else’s negligence or wrongdoing, 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 for your legal rights. Give us a call today at 855-703-4186 and speak with our experienced personal injury lawyer and let us get the justice you deserve.
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