Pedestrian Injured in Possible Hit-and-Run Crash on Highway 101
TRINIDAD, Humboldt County (November 6, 2018) – A pedestrian was hospitalized after a possible hit-and-run accident along Highway 101 last week Friday, according to California Highway Patrol dispatch team.
The collision was reported on November 2 at around 5:37 a.m.
CHP first logged the incident when a male pedestrian was struck by a vehicle on northbound Highway 101 near the Westhaven Drive off-ramp.
Pedestrian Hit by Car in Trinidad Friday, Nov 2
Fire department officials along with the paramedics responded to the scene and attended to the victim who was found bleeding and lying on the right hand shoulder following the crash.
The patient was then transported to St. Joseph Hospital with unspecified injuries. His name and condition at this time remained unknown.
Meanwhile, the dispatch mentioned that the car involved apparently left after hitting the man. Authorities are still investigating the collision.
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 male 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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