San Diego, CA – Joseph Atkins Identified as One Victim of Hit-and-Run Accident on I-15 Freeway
San Diego, CA (August 4, 2018) – The California Highway Patrol reported a crash on the Interstate 15 Freeway that apparently involved several vehicles on Friday afternoon in San Diego. Reports indicated that the driver who caused the wreck fled the scene in a late model white Toyota. The suspected vehicle was reportedly seen swerving all over the road just before the accident that transpired at around 3:38 p.m.
According to the initial reports, the white Toyota that was seen veering in and out of lanes apparently struck a minivan that was traveling north on the freeway at the time. Emergency personnel was dispatched to the scene immediately after the crash where they assisted the injured parties involved.
Two of the victims, Joseph Atkins and his wife whose name has not been disclosed, were identified by officials as they were urgently rushed to Sharp Memorial Hospital. Their injuries have been classified as minor. No further information has been provided in the way of other victims who may have been injured in the crash. Investigators are treating this accident as a hit-and-run as the whereabouts of the suspect have not been stated. The investigation is actively ongoing at this time.
We send our sincerest sympathies to the victims of this accident while we warmly wish for their full recoveries.
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The investigation here will focus primarily on locating the suspect as all the details surrounding the events of the crash are confirmed. Most likely, the driver who was seen swerving before the collision, and who left the scene, will be held accountable for all injuries and other damages. Once apprehended, the suspect will likely face felony hit-and-run charges as well as serious personal injury claims to follow.
We at Brady Law Group are intensely committed to holding negligent and criminal drivers responsible for the untold pain and devastation they inflict. If you have been injured in a motor vehicle accident due to a negligent or criminal driver, don’t hesitate to call us at (866) 211-2562 for a free consultation today.
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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 for all those involved in the accident.