Pedestrian Seriously Injured In Del Mar Hit-And-Run Car Accident Along 13th Street
DEL MAR, CALIFORNIA (November 14, 2019) – A 39-year-old pedestrian was seriously injured in a car accident that took place by 11th Street near Camino Del Mar.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident first occurred around 1:00 a.m. The victim was hit by the car and then dragged into an alley.
Bystanders found the pedestrian unconscious and called police. He was taken to the hospital with major injuries.
A search for the driver remains ongoing at this time.
Liability In Pedestrian Accidents
It is a felony to cause an accident that results in bodily injury and then flee the scene. 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.” Victims of car accidents are able to seek justice through a civil claim.
Investigating A Car Accident
Have you or someone that you care about been injured in a car accident? You may have legal recourse through Prop 213 even if the at fault driver does not have insurance. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to answer any legal questions that you may have. You’re always welcome to reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.