Weaverville, CA – One Person Injured after Pedestrian Accident and Suspected Hit-and-Run on Hawthorne Street
Weaverville, CA (August 10, 2018) – The California Highway Patrol reported that one person sustained injuries as the result of a pedestrian accident and suspected hit-and-run incident that took place on the 91 block of Hawthorne Street. Officers first documented the collision at 4:15 PM in the afternoon on Wednesday, August 8, 2018. At this time, no detailed information concerning the injured pedestrian and the suspect driver has been revealed.
According to reports from CHP officers, a white GMC pickup was driving along Hawthorne Street when, for indeterminate reasons, it plowed into the unidentified pedestrian. Sometime later, as revealed by officials, the victim stood up and threw a rock towards the car, which left the crash site.
Sometime later, authorities rushed to the scene and revealed the pedestrian was injured during the crash. The current physical condition of this individual has not been disclosed.
We extend our most heartfelt prayers and our most loving thoughts to the pedestrian and wish this individual a swift and efficient recovery during this difficult time.
Hit-and-Run Pedestrian Accident in Weaverville
By law, drivers involved in an accident are obliged to remain at the scene of an accident and cooperate with authorities. Failure to do so can ultimately result in severe punishment that can result in severe punishment including charges of felony hit-and-run. As indicated by the report, the driver may be held responsible for causing the crash and inflicting injuries on a pedestrian.
Likewise, drivers are required to decrease the speed of their vehicles and provide the right of way to pedestrians along all areas of the roadway. At this time, however, officials have not specified if the victim had been walking in a marked or unmarked area prior to the crash.
Depending on the final results of the investigation, the pedestrian may have the option of pursuing a personal injury lawsuit against the guilty party and, ultimately, receive compensation for multiple inconveniences 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 for all those involved in the accident.