Benjamin Maisonet Hospitalized After Hit-And-Run Incident on Highway 99W
Willows, CA (July 6, 2020) – On Sunday, 24-year-old Benjamin Maisonet sustained severe injuries after a hit-and-run crash on Highway 99W.
Moreover, the accident happened at about 2:50 a.m. just south of County Road 48.
Authorities said Maisonet was walking northbound on the road when a vehicle hit him from behind. Then, the vehicle immediately left the scene, just before rescuers arrived.
Rescuers rushed Maisonet to Enloe Medical Center in Chico due to major injuries he sustained.
Consequently, the California Highway Patrol is still in search of the hit-and-run driver.
Please call the CHP Willows Office if you have information about the crash.
The victim is still in the hospital in critical condition.
“I’m asking for everyone just keep my son Ben in your prayers please because right now, it’s an iffy situation,” said
Benjamin’s mother, Melissa Hawk.
Savannah Ferguson started a Gofundme to raise money for Ben’s medical bills. Please consider donating if you can.
Practice safe driving habits on the road at all times. Do so even when the road is empty, and even when there is no police officer around to make sure you make a full and complete stop.
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