Rowland Heights, Los Angeles County, CA – Man Injured After Suspected Hit-and-Run Accident on Otterbein Avenue
Rowland Heights, Los Angeles County, CA (July 24, 2018) – The California Highway Patrol reported that a man sustained injuries after a suspected hit-and-run that took place on the 2000 block of Otterbein Avenue. The incident occurred around 7:14 AM in the morning on Sunday, July 22, 2018. At this time, no details concerning the identities of the victim and the suspect driver have been revealed.
According to initial CHP reports, witnesses had seen an elderly male pedestrian walking along Otterbein Avenue when, for indeterminate reasons, an unidentified vehicle crashed into him. Officials confirmed the victim had fallen to the roadway after the impact and sustained injuries. The current physical condition and the extent of his injuries have not been disclosed.
CHP affirmed the driver did not stay at the crash site after slamming into the victim and fled. Due to these circumstances, officials have labeled the case as a hit-and-run accident. As more evidence continues to surface, more information will be released to public sources.
We extend our most heartfelt prayers and most loving thoughts to the victim during this difficult time and wish him a swift and efficient recovery from his injuries.
Hit-and-Run Accident in Rowland Heights
Hit-and-run incidences should never be taken lightly. Fleeing the scene of an accident is considered a criminal, cowardly offense that can result in severe punishment. Given the circumstances of the collision on Otterbein Avenue, the unidentified driver will be held accountable for causing a hit-and-run accident and, ultimately, the injuries sustained by the elderly pedestrian.
Depending on the final results of the case, the pedestrian may have the right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit against the driver. With the assistance of a professional lawyer, this individual can receive compensation for a variety of issues including painful injuries, medical bills, and vehicle insurance.
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.