Pedestrian Hospitalized after Hit-and-run Crash
SANTA MARIA, Calif. (Sept. 27, 2018) — A pedestrian was hospitalized Wednesday night following a hit-and-run car accident at the intersection of East Tunnell and Vine streets, according to the Santa Maria Police Department.
The crash was reported about 9 p.m. The Santa Maria Police and Fire departments responded to the scene and found the victim suffering from moderate to major injuries.
The suspect driver fled the scene without stopping to help the injured person.
The injured pedestrian was transported to Marian Regional Medical Center.
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Police are searching for the suspect who fled the scene. At this time, we do not know what circumstances led to this person being struck down by the vehicle. Police are piecing together evidence and will hopefully identify the suspect.
Our prayers go out to the person injured in hopes of a full recovery.
There are many steps that should be taken following a collision to ensure your legal rights are protected, but this can vary depending on the circumstances.
An injured person should seek out immediate and ongoing medical care until they are completely better. If someone has died, a wrongful death claim may be pursued by surviving family members against those responsible and or their insurance company.
We hope you are able to get the help you need, but if you would like legal assistance, please call us at 855-703-4186 to request a free consultation.
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