Napa, CA – Hit-and-Run Driver Injures Two People on Silverado Trail
Napa, CA – (November 15, 2018) – Two people were injured in a hit-and-run collision that occurred Tuesday afternoon, in Napa. The collision took place at about 1:30 pm on Tuesday, November 13th on Silverado Trail near Trancas Street.
According to California Highway Patrol, a Pontiac was traveling northbound on Silverado Trail when the driver suddenly and unexpectedly turned into the path of the GMC driven by 38-year-old Tyler Coker, of Napa. Investigators were immediately unclear whether or not the GMC crashed into the Pontiac, but they did confirm Coker’s GMC collided with the Jeep driven by 58-year-old Barry Bliss, of Napa. The driver of the Pontiac, identified as 27-year-old Francesco Commisso, of Napa, failed to stop at the crash site and fled the scene on foot. Police eventually tracked Coker down and placed him under arrest. Responding paramedics provided medical treatment to both Coker and Bliss at the crash site. It was unclear if they were taken to a hospital by ambulance or chose to seek other ways of transportation. Commisso faces charges which included hit-and-run and also had a warrant for his arrest following a previous charge. No additional information was immediately available.
Police are currently conducting an investigation into the accident.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the injured victim and their loved ones as they start on the road to recovery. We know how an accident like this can be very stressful for the injured victim and caregivers alike. We wish them strength during this time of healing.
Hit-and-Run Accidents in California
When a driver in California is involved in a traffic accident they are required by law to remain at the scene and cooperate with the police officers investigating the accident. Leaving the scene of an accident, especially when an injury is involved, is considered cowardly and usually results in serious criminal charges. Detectives will conduct a thorough investigation to establish the responsible party.
If you or a loved one has been injured as a result of a traffic accident caused by someone else, it is highly recommended that you contact a personal injury attorney that will fight for your family. At the Brady Law Group, we have a team of skilled and experienced attorneys that know how to navigate the complex legal system with ease. We will hold the insurance companies accountable and we won’t rest until you are satisfied with your settlement. Call us today at (866) 211-2562 to speak with a qualified personal injury attorney about your accident.
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Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, we at Brady Law Group strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in our beloved state. We are extremely saddened by these accidents but hope that, through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We wish only the best and quickest recovery to all those involved in the accident.