2 Hurt in San Francisco Accident on 19th Street
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (July 18, 2020) – Early Wednesday afternoon, two people sustained injuries in a hit-and-run crash on 19th Street.
The incident occurred just after 2:45 p.m. on 19th Street and Harrison Street.
According to reports, the suspect hit a victim’s car. Afterward, the driver fled the scene and struck another vehicle.
As a result, the two drivers of separate vehicles, a 66-year-old woman and a 39-year-old man, sustained injuries.
Then, the suspect crashed into two parked cars and left his vehicle while escaping on foot. The authorities described him as a man in his earl to mid-20s.
Furthermore, the authorities urged anyone with information about the crash to contact the Police Department’s anonymous tip line at (415) 575-4444. They can also send a tip by text message to TIP411 with “SFPD” at the start of the message.
The thought of an accident can leave us all in a panic. If you’re ever involved in one, do your best to remain calm. Moreover, leaving the scene comes with more severe consequences for you. Avoid the trouble and wait for authorities to arrive and tend to those injured.
Accidents and Personal Injury Attorneys
According to the United States Department of Transportation, there are approximately 300,000 merging accidents every year. Therefore, it’s vital to be a proactive driver, rather than a reactive one. Driving defensively prepares you for emergencies.
If you’ve been injured in a crash, it is important to have an independent investigation to better protect your rights.
“Hiring the right firm, who has the resources to spend, can make all the difference between getting justice for a client,” says Mark Sweet, a seasoned attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
Although no amount of compensation can make a difference to the damages you suffered, pursuing a legal case against the reckless driver in your accident can help your family immensely. The Sweet Lawyers are here to lead you in your legal battle while you focus on recovering. Our lawyers specialize in personal injury cases and can work out compelling evidence for you that will result in a high settlement to help you and your family recover. Tackling costly medical and memorial costs is no easy feat, and we’re here to assist in that regard. For a case evaluation, call (800) 674 7852.