San Francisco Hit-And-Run Accident: 17-Year-Old Injured In Bayview Car Accident By La Salle Avenue and Cashmere Street
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA (September 19, 2019) – A 17-year-old boy was injured in a hit-and-run pedestrian accident by the intersection of La Salle Avenue and Cashmere Street.
San Francisco police are saying that the accident took place around 9:13 a.m. The driver that hit the victim fled the scene and is currently being pursued by police.
Paramedics rushed to the scene of the accident in order to help the victim. An investigation into the Bayview District accident remains ongoing at this time.
Liability In Hit-And-Run Accidents
It is a felony to flee the scene of an accident that causes 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 that is injured in a pedestrian accident may have legal recourse through a bodily injury claim. Damages can help cover a victim’s past, present and future medical bills. It’s important that evidence is preserved after an accident and that victims seek medical support. A pedestrian accident attorney can examine all of the facts of your case free of cost and let you know what your legal options are.
Getting Help after A Pedestrian 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 answer any questions that you may have. We are committed to making sure that accident victims are aware of their rights and that those rights are being protected. Whether you just have questions about your rights or need more information about an accident we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.