Bicyclist Injured In Hit-And-Run Car Accident On State Route 156 By Casroville Boulevard
CASTROVILLE, CALIFORNIA (August 29, 2019) – A bicyclist was seriously injured in a car accident by the intersection of State Route 156 and Castroville Boulevard.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the crash took place around 11:05 A.M. Paramedics rushed to the scene of the accident in order to help the victim.
They were taken to the hospital. The suspect that hit the victim fled the scene on foot but was later captured by police.
Liability In Hit-And-Run Collisions
It is a felony to flee the scene of an accident that results in bodily injury. According to California Vehicle Code 20001, “The driver of a vehicle involved in an accident resulting in injury to a person, other than himself or herself, or in the death of a person shall immediately stop the vehicle at the scene of the accident and shall fulfill the requirements of Sections 20003 and 20004.” Drivers that flee the scene of an accident may face civil as well as criminal liability. Any person that is injured in a pedestrian accident may have legal recourse through a bodily injury claim.
Getting Help After A Car Accident
Have you or someone that you care about been injured in a pedestrian accident? There are a number of laws designed to protect your rights. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to help in any way that we can. We are committed to making sure that accident victims get all of the help that they need to fully recover. Whether you just have questions about your rights or need more information about an accident we are here for you. You’re always welcome to reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.