San Diego, CA – Pregnant Woman Injured during Suspected Hit-and-Run Collision along 6th Avenue and Laurel Street
San Diego, CA (July 17, 2018) – Local news sources reported that a suspected hit-and-run collision involving a pregnant woman took place along 6th Avenue and Laurel Street. The incident occurred at approximately 10:24 PM at night on Monday, July 16, 2018. Authorities have not revealed any details concerning the identities of the people involved in the crash at this time.
Based on the reports, a male motorist was driving a black Honda Odyssey minivan on the northbound lanes on 6th Avenue when, for indeterminate reasons, he plowed through a blocked off a section of the roadway. After entering this portion of the intersection, he veered onto Washington Street and slammed into a parked car.
As a result of the impact, the pregnant woman occupying this vehicle sustained injuries. Her current physical condition has not been disclosed.
Meanwhile, the male motorist did not help the woman and drove away from the crash site. Later, police chased the suspect down multiple freeways and through the Lemon Avenue exit before entering the La Mesa city limits. Afterward, the Honda crashed into a K9 Unit from the San Diego Police Department and the minivan halted in the La Mesa Arts Academy parking lot. In the end, the culprit escaped police custody.
Authorities are currently on the lookout for a white male, possibly in his 30s, who has short cropped hair and is wearing a dark shirt.
As of now, the investigation is ongoing.
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Hit-and-run incidences should not be taken lightly. Fleeing the scene of a crash site is considered a cowardly, criminal act that can result in severe punishment. Based on this information, the driver of the Honda Odyssey will be held accountable for causing an accident that led to injuries sustained by a pregnant woman.
Depending on the final results of the case, the female victim will have the legal right to file a personal injury lawsuit against the guilty party. By seeking legal assistance, this individual can receive compensation for a variety of issues including medical bills, vehicle insurance, and 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.
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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.
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