1 Hospitalized in Weaverville Pedestrian Accident on Lee Fong Park
WEAVERVILLE, CA (July 20, 2021) – Friday afternoon, authorities arrested Jason Ryan after an intentional pedestrian crash on Lee Fong Park.
According to the Trinity County Sheriff’s Office, the incident happened at around 5:00 p.m. Moreover, it occurred in the area of Lee Fong Park.
Reports revealed that a vehicle intentionally struck the pedestrian. Then the driver fled the scene. The suspect vehicle had been high centered on some large rocks after the incident.
Furthermore, responders transported the victim to a hospital in stable condition.
Moreover, officials located the suspect driver, Jason Ryan of Weaverville, at a nearby home where the suspect admitted to being the driver.
Meanwhile, authorities arrested Ryan on charges of assault with a deadly weapon, battery with serious bodily injury, and felony hit and run.
Dealing With Similar Incidents
In today’s current state of affairs, taking strolls outdoors is becoming the new normal. With this, so does the likelihood of accidents involving pedestrians.
Car accidents are far more common than pedestrian accidents. However, there is still reason to be wary when traveling on foot.
“Pedestrian accidents do not occur as much as vehicle accidents. However, pedestrian accidents tend to include more serious injuries,” Tyler Toomey said. He is a practicing attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
“It’s because they are sometimes hard to see. They also ride bikes, skateboards, etc. Pedestrian incidents usually occur in shopping center entrances and street corners,” he added.
We understand that being involved in a Weaverville pedestrian crash involving Jason Ryan is a heavy load. Thus, it is best to turn to the experienced attorneys at Sweet Lawyers. Moreover, our attorneys and professional legal team have dealt with a variety of cases including pedestrian accidents. We promise to fight for you until your family achieves the justice and compensation that is owed. Call us at (800) 674 7852 to arrange your free consultation with an experienced legal professional. Also, you may reach us 24/7.