55-Year-Old Woman Critically Injured Martinez In Hit-And-Run Car Accident Along Alhambra Avenue
MARTINEZ, CALIFORNIA (June 9, 2019) – A 55-year-old woman was critically injured in a car accident along Alhambra Avenue.
Police are saying that the pedestrian was crossing the street when she was struct. Firefighters found her laying in the middle of the road only semi-conscious.
She was transported to the hospital in critical condition. Police are still searching for the driver that hit her.
Liability In hit-And-Run Accidents
It is a felony to flee the scene of an accident that causes great 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.” Any person is injured in a hit and run collision could hold the negligent driver accountable through a civil claim. Damages could include money for lost wages, medical bills and pain and suffering.
Getting Help After A Car Accident
Have you or someone that you care about been involved in a car accident? You may have legal recourse. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to answer any questions that you may have. We can help get you the support that you need to recover. We focus exclusively on personal injury law and will fight hard on your behalf. You’re always welcome to reach out to us at (888) 888-9285.