1 Hurt in San Francisco Scooter Accident on Hayes Street and Gough Street
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (September 29, 2021) – Monday, a child sustained injuries in a hit-and-run scooter crash on Hayes Street and Gough Street.
The incident occurred on September 20 at about 2:40 p.m. According to reports, a car traveling on Hayes Street and Gough Street failed to yield at a red light. Then, it struck a child riding an electric scooter.
After the crash, the driver fled on Hayes Street without rendering aid.
Meanwhile, responders took the victim to a hospital for treatment of life-threatening injuries.
At this time, the authorities continue to search for the driver and the vehicle involved. They described the vehicle as a dark blue Kia Sedona minivan.
Meanwhile, the police described the driver as a man in his 20’s, slim build. Witnesses last saw him wearing a light gray hoodie.
Furthermore, the authorities urged anyone with information about the incident to call the police at 1 (415) 575-4444 or Text a Tip to TIP411 and begin the text with SFPD.
If you feel yourself drifting into other lanes due to fatigue or any other reason, safely pull over and rest before continuing to drive. You can also call a friend or an Uberto pick you up if you feel like it would be unsafe to drive.
Ways to Deal with Auto Accidents
Each year, around 20-50 million people are injured or become disabled due to a crash. To avoid suffering from such incidents, practice safe driving habits on the road at all times.
As a driver, it’s your responsibility to do it even when it is empty, even when there is no police officer around to make sure you make, say, a complete stop.
Even with the best driving habits, it is still important to know what to do if you find yourself in a motor vehicle accident
Steve Baric of Sweet Lawyers says, “The most valuable step you can take in response to a vehicle crash is hiring a personal injury attorney. Personal injury attorneys prioritize your recovery. At the same time, they will secure your future from further losses a severe accident can bring.”
If you’re involved in a serious scooter accident, call us. Sweet Lawyers has over 40 years of experience in the legal field. We know what it takes to win your auto accident, personal injury, or disability case. Also, we promise to fight, day and night, to achieve the justice and compensation that you and your family deserve. Call our offices at (800) 674 7852 for a free consultation with a professional in your area.