Bicyclist Killed In Riverside Hit-And-Run Car Accident By Victoria Avenue near Myers Street
RIVERSIDE, CALIFORNIA (March 24, 2018) – One person was injured in a hit and run car accident by the intersection near Victoria Avenue near Myers Street.
The Riverside Police Department is saying that the accident took place by 7:45 a.m. The victim was transported to the hospital where he later died due to his injuries.
Police are asking any witnesses that may have seen the crash to come forward and speak with them.
Liability In Hit And Run Collision
It is a felony to leave the scene of an accident that causes bodily injury or death. 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.” Drivers should stay at the scene and call police. This can make the difference between a pedestrian living or dying.
The family of a victim that dies in a bicycle accident may have legal recourse under California’s Code of Civil Procedure 377.60. A wrongful death attorney can investigate your case and let you know what your options are. Even if a hit-and-run driver is never found or they don’t have insurance you may still have recourse under Prop 213.
Getting Help After A Car Accident
If you or someone that you love has been injured 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 care deeply about making sure that negligent drivers are held accountable for their actions. Whether you need a free police report after an accident or just have questions about your rights we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.