Hit-And-Run Accident In Norwalk Leaves One Person With Serious Injuries On The 605 Freeway
NORWALK, CALIFORNIA (March 20, 2019) – A hit-and-run collision on the 605 freeway left one person injured.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place in the northbound lanes of the freeway around 8:02 p.m. Multiple vehicles were involved in the collision.
A black Honda crashed into a white Lexus before hitting other vehicles. The name of the victim has not been released at this time.
Liability In Hit-And-Run Collisions
According to the California Vehicle Code 20002, “The driver of any vehicle involved in an accident resulting only in damage to any property, including vehicles, shall immediately stop the vehicle at the nearest location that will not impede traffic or otherwise jeopardize the safety of other motorists. Moving the vehicle in accordance with this subdivision does not affect the question of fault.”
Leaving the scene of an accident that causes great bodily injury is a felony. Any person that is injured may have the ability to recover damages against the negligent driver. Even if a hit-and-run driver is never caught or they do not possess insurance the victim may be able to recover damages under Prop 213. A car accident attorney can evaluate all of the specific facts of your case and let you know if you have a case that can be pursued.
Investigating A hit-and-run Accident
If you or someone that you love has been involved in a pedestrian accident you may have legal recourse. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to answer any questions that you have. We care deeply about making sure that our clients are well taken care of. Whether you need financial assistance after an accident or just want to know your legal options we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.