Driver Detained after Antioch Injury Accident on Deer Valley Road
ANTIOCH, CA (August 27, 2020) – Monday night, two people suffered injuries in a hit-and-run crash on Deer Valley Road.
An officer responded to a large pickup truck and small sedan crash at 11:34 p.m. on Deer Valley Road and Asilomar Drive.
According to some witnesses, the pickup truck driver and the female passenger escaped after running the red light and hitting the sedan. Officers came and looked for them. Afterward, they located them a few blocks away.
They arrested the 29-year-old man and booked him into the country jail. However, his identity remains unreleased.
Moreover, the male driver and passenger in the sedan sustained serious injuries. However, crews took more than 30 minutes to extricate them from the vehicle. A helicopter transported both of them to a hospital.
Furthermore, one of them stayed in critical condition, the police revealed.
Also, the crash remains under active investigation.
May this incident be a reminder for all motorists to drive responsibly. Drivers should also keep in mind that distracted driving, speeding, and failing to yield will lead to dangerous road accidents.
How To Proceed From Crash on Deer Valley Road
While driving is essential for many to move about in their lives, it is one of the most dangerous daily maneuvers. Thus, it is therefore important to know how to proceed in case you find yourself involved in a traffic collision.
On the AAA Foundation Web site, chief executive officer Peter Kissinger repeatedly labeled the epidemic of motor vehicle-related accidents a “public health crisis.”
Mark Sweet, a personal injury attorney at Sweet Lawyers, says that serious car accident cases may call for a separate investigation spearheaded by an experienced lawyer fighting on behalf of the injured party. A lawyer will make sure victims are not cheated from the proper compensation they are owed.
If you or a loved one suffered serious injuries in a crash, reach out to the attorneys at Sweet Lawyers. Above all, we understand what you are going through, and our team is here to ensure your legal rights are safeguarded. Moreover, with over 40 decades in the field, we have the experience and the tools to win your case. Call us today at (800) 674 7852 for a free, no-obligation consultation. For your convenience, you can also reach us 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by email, online chat, and text message.