Hit-and-Run Collision on Santa Anita Avenue near Mulhall Street
EL MONTE, CA (February 23, 2018)– A bicyclist was critically injured in a hit-and-run crash on Santa Anita Avenue near Mulhall Street on Friday.
According to the El Monte Police Department, the hit-and-run was reported around 6:10 PM. The van was traveling southbound on Santa Anita Ave when it struck the 54-year-old bicyclist and fled from the scene. The male victim was taken to a nearby hospital and was reported to be in critical condition.
Authorities determined that the suspect vehicle is a green Nissan Quest minivan with front-end damage. They are now searching for the vehicle and its driver. Anyone who has seen the van or has more information about the crash is urged to contact El Monte police Detective Richard Gonzalez at (626) 580-2148.
It is important to always be on the lookout for pedestrians and bicycle riders, especially if you are in a highly populated or residential area. For bicyclists, stay alert and in your designated bike lane to avoid contact with vehicles on the road. By obeying traffic laws and being cautious of your surroundings, you can prevent unforeseen accidents and keep yourself and others safe.
If you or someone you care about has been injured in a hit-and-run incident on the road, contact the personal injury lawyers at Sweet Law Group. We have over 40 years of experience on the field, and our experienced lawyers know what it takes to win your case and achieve the justice and compensations that you deserve. Call (800) 203-3061 and arrange a free initial meeting with an experienced legal professional in your area.