Woman, 50, Seriously Injured in San Diego Hit-and-Run at 15th and F Streets
SAN DIEGO (June 4, 2018) – A pedestrian was seriously injured after an alleged hit-and-run collision at the intersection of 15th and F streets Monday afternoon, according to FOX 5 News and NBC San Diego.
The accident occurred shortly after 1:30 p.m. in the East Village neighborhood near San Diego Police Headquarters.
As per the reports, police said a 50-year-old woman was walking north on 15th Street and started crossing F Street when she was struck by a vehicle. The driver allegedly rolled through a stop sign and hit the victim.
Pedestrian Accident in San Diego’s East Village, June 4
The woman was left with serious but non-life-threatening injuries to both legs including a compound fracture. She was then taken to the hospital for treatment. Her name and condition at this time remained unknown.
Meanwhile, the motorist did not stop to render aid and fled west. The suspect car was described as a white colored sedan. Authorities are still gathering more information and evidence to locate the hit-and-run driver.
San Diego 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 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.
In this case, the driver of the sedan took off and left the pedestrian wounded on the road. The woman will have then 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 injured in an auto accident caused by the negligence or wrongdoing of another individual, we encourage you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group to help you. 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 San Diego personal injury lawyer and let us obtain the justice you deserve.
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