At Least 1 Injured in Suspected Hit-and-Run Accident on Hawthorne Street
WEAVERVILLE, Trinity County (August 9, 2018) – According to the California Highway Patrol group, a hit-and-run collision occurred on Hawthorne Street Wednesday afternoon.
The incident was logged yesterday at 4:15 p.m.
As per the CHP dispatch, a white GMC pickup struck an unidentified person in the 91 block of Hawthorne Street. The victim reportedly got up following the collision, and threw a rock at the suspect vehicle, but the motorist involved drove away before authorities arrived.
The identity of the hit-and-run suspect has not been disclosed thus far.
Injury Hit-and-Run Accident Wednesday in Weaverville
Primary reports indicated the pedestrian suffered injuries in the crash. The name of the victim, and the extent of their injuries remained unclear at this time.
Further investigation on the case is underway.
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Motorists are obliged to remain at the scene after being involved in a collision. A driver who flees the area without rendering assistance or leaving a contact information can be subjected to felony hit-and-run charges. Based on this news report, it is apparent that the motorist who continued driving after hitting the pedestrian will be held responsible for the traffic collision.
Pending results of the investigation, the victim in this specific incident may file a personal injury lawsuit against the at-fault. We hope the alleged hit-and-run driver will be located soon.
If you, or your loved one, have been involved in a hit-and-run collision and you are unsure of what steps to take, contact our experienced personal injury lawyers today at 855-703-4186 and allow us to provide you with a free case consultation.