Jogger Hit By Car in Desert Hot Springs Intersection
Desert Hot Springs, CA (August 27, 2020) – On Wednesday afternoon, a jogger sustained heavy injuries in an accident on the intersection of Palm Drive and Hacienda Avenue.
Moreover, the Desert Hot Springs Police Department’s official report says the incident happened at around 1:23 p.m.
According to the report, the jogger ran westbound on Hacienda Avenue “outside of a marked crosswalk” when a Nissan Altima hit the jogger.
An 85-year-old motorist struck the individual in their Nissan that traveled on the same street and direction.
Consequently, the rescuers took the pedestrian to a nearby hospital. Moreover, police said that the jogger did in fact sustained major injuries.
Furthermore, authorities are currently looking for witnesses to the accident. If anyone has additional information that could help, please call Officer Keegan at 760-329-2904, ext. 396, or the watch commander at 760-329-2904 ext. 302. However, if you want to remain anonymous, you can call Crime Stoppers at 760-341-STOP.
What Can the Family of the Victim Do?
With the rise of social distancing as a safety measure to slow the spread of COVID-19, more individuals are walking as a new way to escape home for short periods of time. With this, the likelihood of accidents involving pedestrians has increased.
Thousands of people across California suffer injuries in road accidents every year. Therefore, it is crucial to know how to proceed in case you find yourself injured after an accident. The most valuable step you can take in response to a vehicle crash is hiring a personal injury attorney.
Sweet Lawyers offer legal representation from experienced and compassionate attorneys that protect your legal rights. We value the trust and respect of our clients, which is why we continuously fight to hold liable parties accountable. “A common misconception is that personal injury lawyers don’t care. That is simply not true. Injury lawyers care about and want justice for their clients. We are driven by the desire to make our clients whole again,” says Steve Baric of Sweet Lawyers.
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