San Diego police are investigating a hit and run accident involving a skateboarder. The incident happened Tuesday night in East Village.
The skateboarder is hospitalized with life-threatening injuries. Meantime, police are looking for a light-colored four-door Hyundai with possible damage to the hood and windshield.
The name or age of the victim has not been released.
As one of San Diego Personal Injury Attorneys, I tell victims of hit and run accidents the at-fault party is typically held responsible for reimbursing injury victims for the costs of the treatment of their condition and any other damages incurred in the wreck. Unfortunately though, when a driver flees the scene of an accident, injury victims find themselves struggling to cover expenses on their own.
Some of the most common hit and run injuries suffered in San Diego include:
- Back and Neck Injuries
- Broken Bones
- Broken Glass Injuries
- Head Injuries
- Internal Injuries
- Loss of Limb
- Rib and Torso Injuries
- Seat Belt Injuries
- Skull Fractures
- Spinal Cord Injuries
After being involved in a car accident, it is important to consult with a lawyer who is well-versed in California auto accident liability laws. The Law Office of Steven A. Elia are San Diego car accident attorneys who understand the intricacies involved in a hit and run accident injury claim and have the skills and resources necessary to hold the at-fault party accountable for damages.
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