Motorcyclist Badly Injured in Hit-and-Run at International Circle and Hospital Parkway
SAN JOSE (August 31, 2018) – An alleged hit-and-run crash occurred in the area of International Circle and Hospital Parkway on Thursday morning, according to California Highway Patrol dispatch team.
The accident was reported at about 8:17 a.m.
CHP received a call about a motorcyclist who was struck by a vehicle at the intersection of International Circle and Hospital Parkway. The victim was reportedly hit in the No. 1 lane.
Motorcycle Rider Hit by Car in San Jose, August 30
The rider was left with a broken collarbone as a result of the collision. Paramedics responded to the scene and attended to the patient who was then transported to a nearby hospital for treatment.
The name and condition of the motorcycle operator at this time remained unknown. Meanwhile, the driver involved did not stop to render aid and took off after hitting the motorcyclist.
The suspect vehicle was described as a Nissan Altima. Authorities are gathering more information and evidence to locate the motorist.
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 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 at-fault individual.
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 suspect 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 hurt in an auto accident caused by someone else’s negligence or wrongdoing, 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 for your legal rights. Give us a call today at 855-703-4186 and speak with our experienced personal injury lawyer and let us get the justice you deserve.
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