37-Year-Old Man Hospitalized With Major Injuries in Hit-and-Run Crash on Highway 99
Madera, CA (March 06, 2021) – On Thursday, a Copperopolis pedestrian was injured in a hit-and-run crash on Highway 99.
The 37-year-old man was in a southbound lane of the highway, around Avenue 16 when a vehicle struck him.
Immediately, the involved driver sped south after the crash.
Rescuers took the victim to a hospital in Fresno with major injuries.
The make and model of the suspect vehicle are unidentified.
Meanwhile, the officers continue to investigate the incident. Also, it is unknown if alcohol or drugs were a factor in this crash.
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Dealing With Auto Accidents
Roadways, while scrupulously created and mapped for efficient travel, are one of the most dangerous settings.
Thus, it is crucial that everyone remain calm in order to properly handle the immediate aftermath of an automobile collision.
Here are the things that we need to do in case of a vehicle accident:
Before anything else, seek medical attention if you have been hurt.
Then, get to a safe place to prevent further damage or injury.
Also, collect as much information as possible: insurance and contact information of people involved in the accident, pictures/videos of vehicles involved, etc.
Do not forget to file a police report or incident report by calling 911.
Finally, hire an experienced personal injury attorney from Sweet Lawyers.
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