Arcata, CA – Pedestrian Injured during Suspected Hit-and-Run Accident along Highway 101 and Bayside Cutoff Off-Ramp
Arcata, CA (July 26, 2018) – The California Highway Patrol reported that a pedestrian was injured during a suspected hit-and-run accident that took place along the junction of Highway 101 and the Bayside Cutoff off-ramp. The incident occurred around 7:19 AM in the morning on Thursday, July 26, 2018. At this time, no details concerning the identities of the pedestrian victim and the suspect driver have been revealed.
As indicated in the CHP log, a pedestrian was walking along Highway 101 when, for indeterminate reasons, an oncoming vehicle sideswiped this individual at the Bayside Cutoff off-ramp. Medical personnel specified the victim sustained injuries during the impact, but this person’s current physical condition has not been disclosed.
While law enforcement officials initially labeled the accident as a hit-and-run, no additional details about this case were released.
As of now, the situation requires further investigation. As more evidence begins to surface, more information will be released to public sources.
We extend our most heartfelt prayers and loving thoughts to the pedestrian victim and wish this individual a swift and efficient recovery during this difficult time.
Pedestrian Accident in Arcata
By law, drivers involved in an accident are required to stay at the crash site and cooperate with authorities. Fleeing the scene is considered a criminal, cowardly offense that can result in severe punishment including charges of felony. Based on the information provided by CHP, the suspect driver will be held accountable for causing a hit-and-run accident and, ultimately, the injuries sustained by the pedestrian.
The victim may have a choice to file a personal injury lawsuit against the suspect driver pending the conclusion of the case. With the help of a professional lawyer, the non-guilty party can 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) 478-6483 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.