Corona, CA (July 16, 2018) – Local law enforcement reported that a suspected hit-and-run crash took place along the eastbound lanes of the 91 Freeway, in the vicinity of Highway 71. The incident occurred at approximately 8:54 AM in the morning on Saturday, July 14, 2018. Authorities have not revealed any detailed information concerning the identities of the people involved in the crash at this time.
Based on the report from the California Highway Patrol, an unidentified black SUV was traveling down eastbound 91 when, for indeterminate reasons, it rear-ended a silver Toyota. As a result of the accident, the first section of the highway was closed off. Afterward, paramedics rushed to the crash site and administered aid to a single victim who was suffering from pain in the leg and chest.
Meanwhile, authorities confirmed that the SUV driver sped away from the crash site. No further details about this individual have been disclosed.
As of now, the investigation is ongoing. As more evidence begins to surface, more information will be released to public sources.
We extend our most heartfelt prayers and most loving thoughts to the victim of the crash and wish this individual a swift and efficient recovery.
Hit-and-run incidents should not be taken lightly. Fleeing the scene of a crash is considered a cowardly, criminal act that can result in severe punishment. Based on this information, the SUV driver will be held completely accountable for causing the accident and, ultimately, the injuries sustained by one individual.
In the case of a traffic accident resulting in fatalities, the family members of the victims will have the legal rights to file a wrongful death lawsuit against the guilty party. By seeking legal assistance, these individuals can receive compensation for a variety of issues including medical bills, funeral expenses, and tragic loss.
We at Brady Law Group will work with you to ensure your rights and give you the peace of mind needed to focus on your recovery.
If you’ve been injured as the result of another person’s negligence, please call us at (866) 211-2562 to receive a free consultation with one of our expert attorneys.
Note: Outside sources were used in the creation of this post including news bulletins and first-hand accounts of the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident presented have not been independently verified by our own writing staff. If you have identified any false information in the story, please inform us immediately, and we will adjust the posting to reflect the most accurate content available.
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.