Kenneth Linquist San Francisco: Motorcycle Rider Kenneth Linquist Injured In Hit-And-Run Crash With Pickup Truck Driver On Highway 101
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA (March 8, 2019) – A motorcyclist identified as Kenneth Linquist was injured after a car accident with pickup truck on the northbound lanes of Highway 101.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place early in the morning around 8:05 a.m. The pickup truck driver struck Kenneth Linquist and left him in the slow lanes of the freeway.
Paramedics rushed to the aid of the victim in order to help him. He was transported to the San Francisco General Hospital in order to receive treatment after complaining of back pain.
There is an ongoing such for the driver of the pickup truck.
Liability In Hit And Run Accidents
Drivers are supposed to stay at the scene of an accident. Leaving the scene of an accident that causes bodily injury is a felony. Suspects will likely face criminal as well as civil liability. According to 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.”
Any person that is injured in a motorcycle accident with a hit-and-run driver may have legal recourse. A victim can pursue damages through a bodily injury claim. The cost of treatment for a motorcycle accident can be very expensive. A motorcycle accident attorney can work on your behalf to make sure that you are taken care of. There are statute of limitations associated with being able to file a claim, so it’s important to act quickly.
Getting Help After A Motorcycle Accident
We at West Coast Trial Lawyers extend our thoughts and prayers to Kenneth Linquist as he continues to recover. We encourage anyone that may have seen the crash to come forward and speak with police. It is deeply unfortunate that so many drivers choose to abandon their victims and flee the scene.
If you or someone that you love has been involved in a motorcycle accident you may have legal recourse. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to help with whatever you need. We understand how difficult it can be to get back to normal following an accident. Whether you need medical help after an accident or are unsure about your options are we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.