Man, 35, Badly Hurt in Pedestrian Hit-and-Run
LOCATION: San Francisco (Richmond District)
DATE OF INCIDENT: Saturday, August 4th
August 7, 2018- According to the San Francisco Gate, a 35-year-old man suffered life-threatening injuries following a hit-and-run pedestrian collision over the weekend.
At roughly 1:22 p.m., the unidentified man had been crossing Geary Boulevard near 2nd Avenue before being struck by a green four-door vehicle, per the article.
Victim Remains in Critical Condition With Life-Threatening Injuries
The victim suffered injuries which are being described as life-threatening as he remains hospitalized in critical condition at as of Tuesday morning.
Meanwhile, the suspect was last seen fleeing the scene traveling east on Geary toward southbound Arguello Boulevard.
San Francisco police officials will be pulling surveillance footage from the adjacent businesses which likely captured the incident so that authorities can obtain the vehicle’s license plate number in order to locate the suspect.
No further details have been reported thus far as this story will be updated pending the disclosure of new information.
Our thoughts and prayers remain with the innocent injured man who has suffered injuries in this senseless incident. We wish the victim a swift and full recovery.
San Francisco Pedestrian 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 could be given a serious jail sentence on multiple charges once located and arrested.
The injured 35-year-old man will be entitled to a personal injury lawsuit following this incident. Injured hit-and-run victims may seek compensation for damages including medical expenses, 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 Francisco 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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