Motorcyclist Injured in San Francisco Hit-and-Run on 80 Freeway Friday
SAN FRANCISCO (July 27, 2018) – A motorcyclist was hospitalized after an alleged hit-and-run crash on the Interstate 80 Freeway on Friday morning, according to California Highway Patrol dispatch team.
The accident was reported at about 7:53 p.m.
CHP said a motorcyclist was struck by a vehicle on the eastbound 80 Freeway near the Treasure Island off-ramp.
Motorcycle Accident on 80 Freeway Near Treasure Island, July 27
San Francisco Fire Department officials along with the paramedics responded to the scene and found the rider with what appeared to be minor injuries. The patient was then transported to the hospital with complaint of pain to their left ankle and foot.
The name and condition of the victim at this time remained unknown. Meanwhile, the driver who hit the motorcycle apparently did not stop to render assistance and fled the area.
CHP did not specify in the dispatch whether or not the motorist was arrested. The incident is still under investigation.
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.
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 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 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 personal injury lawyer and let us obtain the justice you deserve.
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