Man Injured in Hit-and-Run at Larkin Valley and Old Adobe Roads
SANTA CRUZ COUNTY (June 13, 2018) – An alleged hit-and-run crash occurred in the area of Larkin Valley and Old Adobe roads Wednesday afternoon, according to KION News.
As per the article, California Highway Patrol said a male motorist was driving a 1998 GMC pickup truck on Larkin Valley Road at Old Adobe Road when he was struck by a vehicle.
The man was left with possible unspecified injuries following the crash. The name and condition of the victim remained unknown.
5 Juveniles Arrested After Hit-and-Run Accident in Santa Cruz County
Meanwhile, CHP determined that the suspect car, described as a 2014 Chevrolet Sonic, was reported stolen in Watsonville on the same day. The vehicle was found engulfed in flames along Larkin Valley Road near Larkin View.
Officials located and arrested five juveniles who were riding the Sonic when the wreck took place. The fire was soon extinguished, and brush fire was prevented.
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 suspect.
In this case, the juveniles involved took off and left the other party wounded on the freeway. The injured male motorist will have then 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. We will fight aggressively for your legal rights and obtain the justice you deserve. Give us a call today at 855-703-4186 and speak with our experienced personal injury lawyer for a free case consultation.
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