One Person Injured In Chico Hit-And-Run Car Accident By Highway 99 and East 20th Street
CHICO, CALIFORNIA (May 22. 2020) – One person was injured in a hit-and-run car accident along Highway 99 by East 20th Street.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the collision took place around 2:35 p.m. For reasons that remain under investigation one car veered into the path of another vehicle.
Firefighters were called to the scene of the accident in order to help all of the victims. One person in a Honda Civic had to be taken to the hospital in order to receive treatment.
An investigation into the cause of the crash remains ongoing at this time.
Liability In Chico Hit-And-Run Car Accidents
There are a number of causes of car accidents. One of the major causes is driver intoxication. According to California Vehicle Code 23152, “(a) It is unlawful for a person who is under the influence of any alcoholic beverage to drive a vehicle. (b) It is unlawful for a person who has 0.08 percent or more, by weight, of alcohol in his or her blood to drive a vehicle.” Any person that is injured in a car accident may have legal recourse through a bodily injury claim. Damages in a civil claim can help cover lost wages, medical bills and pain and suffering.
Investigating A Hit-And-Run Car Accident
Have you or someone that you care about been injured in a car accident? There are a number of laws designed to protect your rights. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to answer any questions that you may have. We are committed to making sure that accident victims are aware of their rights and that those rights are being protected. You’re always welcome to reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.