Vista, CA – Bicyclist Injured during Hit-and-Run Accident near University Avenue and Lobelia Drive
Vista, CA (August 7, 2018) – Local authorities reported that a bicycle accident and hit-and-run incident took place in the area of University Avenue and Lobelia Drive. The incident occurred a little before 5:40 PM in the evening on Monday, August 6, 2018. At this time, no detailed information concerning the identities of the injured bicyclist or the suspect driver has been released.
Based on initial deputy reports, an unidentified man had been riding a bicycle in the Vista area at the same time a 2010 Toyota sedan was traveling east along Lobelia Drive. At some point, the vehicle plowed into the bike before leaving the scene of the accident.
First responders reported the bicyclist had sustained serious injuries in the crash. Later, the victim was transported to Palomar Medical Center in Escondido for treatment. His current physical condition has not been disclosed.
As revealed in the report, the Toyota driver did not stop to render aid to the bicyclist and fled the crash site. Sometime after the incident, authorities arrested the man for suspected hit-and-run and sent him to the Vista Detention Facility. Police do not believe DUI was a viable factor in the case.
As of now, the investigation continues.
We extend our most heartfelt prayers and most loving thoughts to the bicyclist and wish him a fast and efficient recovery from his injuries.
Bicycle Accident and Hit-and-Run in San Diego County
Hit-and-run crimes should not be taken lightly. Fleeing the scene of an accident is considered a cowardly, criminal act that can result in severe punishment, including charges of felony hit-and-run. Based on this information, the Toyota driver will be held fully accountable for causing the crash and inflicting injuries on a bicyclist.
The injured bicyclist may have the option to file a personal injury lawsuit against the hit-and-run driver, pending the results of the case. With the assistance of a professional lawyer, the non-guilty injured victim can receive compensation for multiple issues including painful injuries and medical bills.
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.