Woman in Critical Condition Following Hit-and-Run
LOCATION: San Bernardino
DATE OF INCIDENT: Thursday, January 3rd
January 4, 2019- According to KTLA News, a hit-and-run pedestrian collision left a woman badly injured last night at 9th Street and Sierra Way.
The collision occurred around 9:20 p.m. triggering the response of the San Bernardino Police Department.
Per the report, the woman who has not been identified sustained major injuries after being struck by the driver of an undisclosed vehicle who failed to stop and render aid.
Paramedics arrived and rushed the victim to a hospital, where she has been listed to be in critical but stable condition.
Meanwhile, authorities have yet to locate the suspect but believe they have found the vehicle.
The San Bernardino Police Department will continue their investigation as it remains pending.
San Bernardino Hit-and-Run Injury Lawyer
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 will face multiple charges once located and arrested.
The injured woman will be subject to a personal injury lawsuit against the suspect who took off from the scene. Injured hit-and-run victims may seek compensation for damages including medical expenses and hospital bills, lost future income due to work absence, and pain and suffering.
If you or a loved one have been the victim of a hit-and-run collision, contact our experienced San Bernardino hit-and-run injury lawyers as we are here to help you and your family following a life-changing incident. We can be reached at 855-703-4186.
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