A 75-year-old female pedestrian was struck and injured by a Ford F-150 driver on August 31 around 10 a.m. in Grant Hill. According to San Diego Police Sgt. Ray Battrick, the pedestrian was in the crosswalk at Market and 26th Street when she was struck by a westbound motorist.
Witnesses present at the accident scene explained that the motorist struck the pedestrian, pulled over to check her, and then fled. Witnesses described the motorist as a Hispanic or white man in his mid 40s of around 5 feet 4 inches wearing a white colored T-shirt.
The injured pedestrian sustained facial injuries and suffered a broken arm in this serious San Diego crosswalk accident. The female pedestrian was taken to a local hospital to receive immediate medical attention. Our law office prays for a quick and complete recovery of the female pedestrian.
Statistics reveal that every year more than 15,000 hit-and-run accidents occur in California and these crashes result in 200 deaths and 20,000 injuries.
People injured in hit-and-run accidents often feel that they have no option when it comes to pursuing any recovery of compensation for the damages incurred. At this point, the injured victims need to realize that there are possibilities for receiving a just compensation if they consult a knowledgeable hit-and-run accident lawyer. An experienced lawyer will help track the investigation so that immediate action is taken once the at-fault hit-and-run driver is located.
A successful lawsuit will help the injured victim receive compensation to cover medical costs, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other accident-related damages.
If you have been injured in a hit-and-run accident, contact the Jurewitz Law Firm’s San Diego hit-and-run accident lawyers at (888) 233-5020 to ensure that appropriate legal action is done right.
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