Highland, California – Pedestrian Injured after Hit-and-Run near Baseline Street and Sterling Avenue
Highland, California (July 1, 2018) – Local news sources reported that a pedestrian sustained injuries as a result of a hit-and-run that took place in the vicinity of Baseline Street and Sterling Avenue. The incident occurred at approximately 11:30 PM in the late evening of Saturday, June 30, 2018. Authorities have not revealed any detailed information concerning the identities of the injured pedestrian or the motorist involved in the crash at this time.
Based on the report, police deputies explained that 28-year old man from San Bernardino had been walking across Sterling Avenue near Baseline. For an indeterminate reason, a passing vehicle struck him and proceeded to drive away from the crash site.
Afterward, the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department sent teams to the site and discovered the 28-year old in critical condition near the edge of the road. Personnel transported him to a nearby hospital, where he received treatment for sustained trauma.
As stated earlier, the driver did not provide assistance to the victim and drove away from the crash site, labeling the incident as a hit-and-run. Law enforcement has urged civilians to contact the Major Accident Investigation Team at (909) 477-2800 if they have any valuable information related to the case.
We extend our most heartfelt prayers to the injured pedestrian and wish him a swift and efficient recovery during this difficult time.
San Bernardino County Personal Injury Lawyer
Hit-and-run incidences are not to be taken lightly. Fleeing the scene of a crime is considered a cowardly, criminal act and can result in serious consequences. Once apprehended, the driver will be held responsible for causing the accident and the injuries sustained by the pedestrian.
After final verdicts, the 28-year old victim will have the legal rights to file a personal injury lawsuit against the driver. By seeking legal assistance, these individuals can receive compensation for a variety of issues including medical bills, vehicle insurance, or painful injuries.
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.