Driver Injured in Victorville Hit-and-Run on Dos Palmas Drive Friday
VICTORVILLE (October 26, 2018) – A driver was hospitalized after an alleged hit-and-run collision along Dos Palmas Drive on Friday, according to Victor Valley News.
The accident took place at about 11:50 am near Dellwood Street.
As per the article, deputies said a Chevy Camaro was traveling west in the eastbound lanes of Dos Palmas Drive when it crossed into oncoming traffic and collided head-on with a Nissan pickup truck.
The truck was forced onto the sidewalk upon impact. Both vehicles sustained front-end damage as a result of the crash.
Illegal Street Race on Dos Palmas Near Dellwood Street
Fire department officials along with the paramedics responded to the scene and attended to the motorist in the pickup who was injured in the wreck. The victim was the taken to a local hospital with injuries considered as non-life-threatening.
The name and condition of the patient at this time remained unknown. Meanwhile, the driver and passenger of the Camaro were believed to be street racing another Camaro at the time.
The two exited their vehicle and fled in another car that was also involved in the illegal street race. They were described as a two Black male adults wearing red shirts. Authorities are still investigating the incident.
San Bernardino County Personal Injury Lawyer
In this case, it is evident that those involved in the illegal street race will be held responsible for causing the incident that led to the injuries of an innocent motorist involved. Aside from being involved in a street racing, leaving the scene following a crash is a serious crime and punishable by law especially if the collision hurt another individual.
The driver of the Nissan pickup truck will 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 injured in a hit-and-run collision, contact Johnson Attorneys Group at 855-703-4186 to help you with your case.