Simi Valley, CA – Driver Injured after Hit-and-Run Accident at Cochran Street and Sycamore Drive
Simi Valley, CA (July 17, 2018) – Local news sources reported that a hit-and-run crash took place at the intersection of Cochran Street and Sycamore Drive. Law enforcement received notifications of the incident at approximately 9:00 PM in the late evening on Monday, July 16, 2018. At this time, authorities have not revealed any detailed information concerning the identities of the suspect or any other people involved in the crash.
Based on news reports, a 57-year old woman had been driving an SUV down the wrong way along Alamo Street and Sycamore. Afterward, officers were dispatched to the scene but had no success in locating the vehicle until they approached the intersection at Cochran and Sycamore. As indicated, the SUV had smashed into an oncoming vehicle, and the suspect did not stop to help the second driver.
Authorities have not provided specific details about the physical condition of the non-guilty victim.
Sometime later, officers successfully located and apprehended the 57-year old suspect. Law enforcement officials confirmed she was arrested on the potential charges of DUI, possessing methamphetamine, driving without a valid license, and causing a hit-and-run accident.
As of now, authorities are still investigating the incident.
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Based on the information provided in the report, the female suspect will be held fully accountable for multiple crimes. Hit-and-run incidences should not be taken lightly, and fleeing the scene of a crime is considered a cowardly, criminal act that can result in severe punishment. Furthermore, this individual will also face charges for driving without a valid license and driving under the influence.
Following the case resolution, the non-guilty victim involved in the hit-and-run may wish to file a personal injury lawsuit against the female suspect. Seeking legal assistance is always commended and can result in beneficial compensation for injuries and vehicle damage wrongfully suffered during an accident.
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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