Motorcyclist Injured in Vallejo Crash on 780 Freeway
VALLEJO (July 16, 2018) – A motorcyclist was hospitalized after an alleged DUI hit-and-run crash along the Interstate 780 Freeway late Sunday night, according to California Highway Patrol dispatch team.
CHP received a call about a traffic collision involving a motorcycle on July 15 at approximately 11:45 p.m.
As per the report log, a motorcyclist was struck by a Chevrolet sedan on the westbound 780 Freeway near Lemon Street.
Paramedics responded to the scene and found the rider on the freeway. The victim was then taken to Kaiser Permanente Vallejo Medical Center to be treated for minor injuries.
Motorcycle Accident on 780 Freeway Near Main Street
The name and condition of the patient at this time remained unknown.
Meanwhile, the driver of the car did not stop to render aid and fled the scene. The suspect was located along Lincoln Road and was then arrested.
Authorities believed that the motorist was driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs when the accident occurred. The incident is still under investigation.
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In this incident, it is apparent that the driver of the sedan will be held fully responsible for causing the collision that injured the motorcyclist involved. The suspect is accused of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs which has corresponding criminal penalties as it is considered as a serious wrongdoing throughout the state.
Aside from DUI, the motorist also fled the scene after causing the accident. These two factors leave the motorcycle rider a right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit against the at-fault individual. The claim will include a compensation for all the hospital bills, future medical needs and lost wages.
If you, or your loved one, have been a victim of an auto accident caused by someone’s negligence and wrongdoing, we encourage you to speak with our personal injury lawyer at 855-703-4186 to help you. We will fight aggressively for your legal rights and obtain the justice you deserve. Call us for a free case consultation.
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