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Saugus, CA (September 27, 2019) – According to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station, a pedestrian was hospitalized with serious injuries after being struck by a vehicle on Friday morning, September 27th. The auto-pedestrian accident happened in the vicinity of Plum Canyon Road and Heller Circle in Saugus at approximately 6:15 a.m.
The victim, who has only been identified as a 30-year-old man, was reported to have been walking at or near the intersection when he was hit by an unspecified vehicle. The driver of the car involved did not stop at the scene and fled the area immediately after the incident.
The police were accompanied by emergency medical technicians, who transported the victim to a nearby hospital with serious injuries. Authorities have not released the identity of the victim.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station is presently in charge of the investigation into this incident.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim at this time.
Due to the extreme vulnerability of the victim at the time of impact, pedestrians are at a higher risk of suffering serious or even fatal injuries during an accident with a motor vehicle. In fact, pedestrian accidents in California have been reported to make up 11 percent of all California motor vehicle accident deaths.
Unfortunately, fatal accidents can occur at any time, subsequently leaving loved ones with not only the pain and suffering of losing a family member but extremely high expenses as well. While it may be difficult, it is important for both victims or a bereaved family to understand that they likely have significant rights at this time.
At The May Firm, our accident attorneys are committed to holding negligent and blatantly criminal drivers accountable for the devastation they cause. If you have been injured or lost a loved one in a pedestrian accident because of a reckless, criminal, or otherwise negligent driver, please don’t hesitate to leave us a message or call (844) 629-3476 for a free consultation with one of our expert attorneys today.
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