[10-09-2020] Riverside County, CA – Two People Injured After a Hit-and-Run Pedestrian Accident in Desert Hot Springs

Two unidentified female pedestrians sustained serious injuries after getting struck by a hit-and-run driver in Desert Hot Springs on early Friday morning, October 9.

[10-09-2020] Riverside County, CA - Two People Injured After a Hit-and-Run Pedestrian Accident in Desert Hot SpringsThe accident happened at around 4:21 a.m. in the 12000 blocks of northbound on Ocotillo Road. A white Honda CR-V sport utility vehicle reportedly struck two women on the highway for unknown reasons.

Both of the victims suffered from critical injuries from the wreck and were hospitalized. The Honda driver did not stop to render aid and fled the scene. The vehicle was last seen heading north on Ocotillo Road towards Pierson Boulevard.

Local authorities suspect that the white Honda may have front-end and front passenger-side damage with a missing passenger mirror.

Hit-and-Run Pedestrian Accident Investigation is Underway

Local authorities are currently investigating the case. They are actively pursuing the hit-and-run driver and are gathering more evidence to locate the suspect. Witnesses that can provide additional information about the accident are urged to contact police officer Greg Elias at (760) 329-2904 Ext. 373 or the watch commander at (760) 329-2904 Ext. 302.

Fleeing the scene after an accident is a crime in itself. Sadly, 11 percent of all crashes involve a hit-and-run driver. There are several reasons why hit-and-run drivers flee the scene. They might be intoxicated or impaired by drugs, face legal difficulties, be uninsured, or be illegal aliens.

When facing cases like this, it’s essential to have an experienced Riverside County personal injury attorney specializing in hit-and-run accidents to conduct an independent investigation to preserve the evidence better immediately.

During the investigation, attorneys need to consider and thoroughly examine all the possible contributing factors of a hit-and-run accident such as road conditions, signage visibility, and road lighting.


Personal Injury Attorney for Victims of Hit-and-Run Pedestrian Accidents in Riverside County

It can be quite challenging to deal with injuries caused by hit-and-run accidents as it can disrupt all aspects of life, such as family, work, and finances.

Pending the official investigation results, the victims are entitled to pursue a personal injury claim with their attorney’s assistance. The victims will demand financial compensation for their medical expenses, lost earnings, emotional trauma, and pain and suffering through the personal injury claim.

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