65-Year-Old Man Using Walker Injured In Los Angeles Hit-And-Run Car Accident By Century Boulevard and Broadway
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA (September 10, 2019) – A 65-year-old man using a walker was seriously injured in a hit-and-run car accident near the intersection of Century Boulevard and Broadway.
Los Angeles police are saying that the driver who hit the victim took off. The suspect is being described as a Hispanic woman in a 2003 blue Honda hatchback.
The victim was transported to the hospital with serious injuries. Any person that may have seen the accident is encouraged to reach out to the LAPD.
Liability In Hit-And-Run Accidents
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. Damages in a civil claim can help cover lost wages, medical bills and pain and suffering. A pedestrian accident attorney can examine all of the facts of your case and let you know what your legal rights are.
Getting Help After A Pedestrian Accident
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