Boy, 7, Badly Injured in Santa Maria Hit-and-Run at Bunny and McCllelland
SANTA MARIA (December 14, 2018) – A child was badly injured after an alleged hit-and-run accident in the area of Bunny Avenue and McCllelland Street on Friday, according to Noozhawk.
The collision was reported on December 14 shortly before 5 p.m.
As per the article, police said for an unknown reason a 7-year-old boy was struck by a vehicle at intersection of East Bunny Avenue and North McCllelland Street.
Pedestrian Hit by Car in Santa Maria, December 14
Santa Maria Fire Department officials along with the paramedics responded to the scene and attended to the juvenile who was left with a broken leg following the crash.
The young victim was initially taken to Marian Regional Medical Center, where he was airlifted to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital for treatment. His name and condition at this time remained unknown.
Meanwhile, police affirmed that the driver involved did not stop to render aid and fled. Authorities are still 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.
In this case, the injured pedestrian may be entitled to a personal injury claim seeking a compensation for all the hospital bills, future medical needs, lost wages, and pain and suffering.
If your loved one has been hurt in a hit-and-run collision, contact Johnson Attorneys Group at 855-703-4186 to help you with your case.
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