Two People Injured In Indio Hit-And-Run Car Accident On Clinton Street By Avenue 46
INDIO, CALIFORNIA (December 1, 2019) – Two people were injured in a hit-and-run car accident that took place along Clinton Street and Avenue 46.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident occurred when a gray Toyota Camry ran through a red light. The driver of the Camry fled the scene and is currently being pursued by police.
Paramedics were called to the scene in order to help two people who sustained injuries. An investigation into the crash remains ongoing a this time.
Liability In Indio Hit-And-Run Car Accidents
It is a felony to flee the scene of a car accident that results in bodily injury. According to California Vehicle Code 20001, “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 and shall fulfill the requirements of Sections 20003 and 20004.”
Getting Help After A Car Accident
Any person that is injured in a hit-and-run car accident may have legal recourse through a bodily injury claim. Damages in a civil claim can help with medical bills, lost wages and pain and suffering. Even if the at fault driver does not have insurance you may still have recourse under Prop 213. A car accident attorney can examine all of the facts of your case and let you know what your legal options are. You’re always welcome to reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.