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Hit-and-Run Accident Seriously Injures Child


A Riverside car accident resulted in major injuries for a child who was riding a scooter the afternoon of October 4, 2010. The Southwest Riverside News Network reports that the hit-and-run car accident occurred at the intersection of Garden Grove Avenue and Huerta Way in Norco, when a brown minivan struck the child and then fled the scene of the car accident. The child was transported to a regional hospital for treatment of critical injuries. The female suspect was last seen driving on Temescal Avenue. Officials are looking for more information about this pedestrian accident and the hit-and-run driver.

I certainly hope the young victim has not sustained catastrophic injuries in this hit-and-run car accident. I hope and pray that the child recovers quickly and completely from the injuries he or she has sustained.

Hit-and-Run Statistics and Law

According to California Highway Patrol’s traffic accident statistics, there were 17,158 hit-and-run car accidents that resulted in fatalities or injuries in California in 2008. A majority of these car accidents involved injuries. There were a total of 247 deaths in 2008 involving hit-and-runs statewide. California Vehicle Code Section 20001 (a) states: “The driver of a vehicle involved in an accident resulting in injury to a person, other than himself or herself, or in the death of a person shall immediately stop the vehicle at the scene of the accident.”

Making a Difference

Hit-and-run drivers make my blood boil. This incident, particularly, involved a young child riding his or her scooter in what seems to be a residential neighborhood. This driver hit and critically injured the child and left the victim lying on the roadway. She did not even stop to help or see what happened. This is an egregious and irresponsible act that must be appropriately punished. If you know who did this or have any information about the suspect, please visit our web site, to leave an anonymous tip. By doing so, you can also become eligible for a $1,000 reward.

Compensation Issues

In such cases, it would be in the best interests of victims and their families to contact a reputed Riverside personal injury lawyer, who will stay on top of the official investigation and ensure that their rights are protected.

Seriously injured in a Riverside County hit-and-run car accident? Want to know if you have a case? Want to know what your case is worth? Want compensation for your injuries? Want justice? Want to make sure the same thing doesn’t happen to someone else?

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The Bisnar Chase Personal Injury Attorneys is not representing any of the parties mentioned in this article at the time the article was posted. Our information source is cited in the article. If you were involved in this incident or a similar incident and have questions as to your rights and options, call us or another reputable law firm. Do not act solely upon the information provided herein. Get a consultation. The best law firms will provide a free consultation. We provide a free, confidential consultation to not at fault persons named in this article. The free consultation offer extends to family members as well.

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