CHP Officer Injured in San Jose Motorized Cart Accident on Clayton Road
SAN JOSE (July 27, 2018) – A California Highway Patrol Officer was injured after being struck by a motorized cart on Clayton Road early Friday morning, according to KTVU and ABC 7 News.
CHP received a call about a traffic collision at about 3:30 a.m. on Clayton Road near Miller Avenue.
As per the article, CHP responded to the scene and found a driver who was towing a motorized cart with another person inside.
Driver Towing Cart on Clayton Road Flees Scene
As the CHP Officer exited his patrol car, the driver took off and allowed the cart to roll down the street.
The cart then hit the officer and his vehicle. The officer was left down in the roadway and was then taken to a nearby hospital in stable condition. His name was not disclosed.
Meanwhile, the party towing the motorized car fled in a pickup truck following the incident. The investigation is ongoing.
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Based on the news reports, it is evident that the driver towing the motorized cart will be held liable for causing the collision. Upon seeing the CHP Officer, the suspect left and caused the cart to roll and hit the victim. The CHP Officen 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.
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