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Sacramento, CA – Hit-&-Run Accident on Cottage Way

Sacramento, CA (November 05, 2019) – A pedestrian was critically injured following a hit-and-run accident at the intersection of Fulton Avenue and Cottage Way on Sunday, November 3rd.

According to a local news source, the accident was reported at approximately 9:50 p.m.

Officers from the California Highway Patrol said a 46-year-old man from Sacramento was walking in a marked crosswalk when a car coming from the east on Cottage Way ran into him.

Emergency medical technicians arrived on the scene and discovered the victim had endured major injuries.

He was promptly taken to a nearby medical facility for emergency treatment. 

Police have since confirmed that the errant driver made no effort to stop or to render aid to the victim, instead choosing to flee the scene.

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and his family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.

Hit-and-Run Accidents in Sacramento

Sacramento, CA - Hit-&-Run Accident on Cottage Way

According to California law, a hit-and-run accident takes place anytime a driver is involved in an accident with another car, a pedestrian, a cyclist, or an object, and then flees the scene having made no effort to identify themselves, or providing necessary aid to victims who might be in desperate need of help. 

It makes no difference whether or not the absconding driver is culpable for the accident, fleeing a scene is still a criminal act. If you have been the victim of a hit-and-run accident, the first thing you should do is call the police so that they can immediately open an investigation that will help identify and apprehend the cowardly driver.

If you or someone you love has been injured or killed in a hit-and-run accident then you may be able to benefit from uninsured motorist coverage Here at the Los Angeles Injury Group, we will stand by your side throughout your case and make sure your rights are protected. 

For a free consultation with one of our uninsured motorist accident attorneys regarding your case, call us today at 310-954-7248 and find out what we can do for you.

Note for the readers: This post has been derived from the use of secondary sources and the information provided has not been independently confirmed. The photos depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident.  Any inaccuracies will be swiftly corrected once they have been brought to the site’s attention and all requests to remove posts will be honored.

Disclaimer: This post is intended to provide general information to our readers and to honor the victims of everyday tragedies. We do not wish to cause any disrespect and none of the information contained in this post should be construed to constitute legal or medical advice. Laws vary by jurisdiction and cases often turn on minor differences In fact. Do not rely exclusively on any of the information contained in this post and seek further assistance from a legal or medical professional, where necessary.

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