Motorcyclist Injured in San Jose Hit-and-Run on Highway 101 Friday
SAN JOSE (September 14, 2018) – A motorcyclist was injured after an alleged hit-and-run crash along Highway 101 on Friday, according to California Highway Patrol dispatch team.
The accident was reported at about 11:46 a.m.
CHP first logged the incident when a motorcyclist was struck by a vehicle, possibly a sedan, on northbound Highway 101 near McKee Road on-ramp.
Motorcycle Rider Hit by Car in San Jose, Sept 14
Fire department officials along with the paramedics responded to the scene and attended to the rider who was hurt as a result of the wreck. The extent of the injuries sustained by the patient and their name remained unknown.
It was not specified in the report whether the victim was transported to the hospital for further aid or treated at the crash site.
Meanwhile, the dispatch indicated that the driver involved did not stop to render aid and fled the area. Authorities are gathering more information and evidence to locate the hit-and-run 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 driver of the sedan fled following the wreck. The motorcycle rider may be entitled to 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 the negligence or wrongdoing of another person, 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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