15-year-old Jose Garcia Hurt in Hawthorne Bicycle Accident on Doty Avenue
HAWTHORNE, CA (October 6, 2020) – Friday morning, 15-year-old Jose Luis Garcia sustained injuries in a hit-and-run crash on Doty Avenue.
Moreover, the bicycle accident happened at around 7:30 a.m. on Doty Avenue and Rosecrans Avenue in Hawthorne.
Jose Garcia rode his bike north across Rosecrans Avenue using a marked crosswalk on Doty Avenue. However, an eastbound car in the left lane of eastbound Rosecrans Avenue struck him while driving at a high rate of speed.
As a result, Jose Luis Garcia sustained a major head injury and broken right arm. He also broke his left leg from the knee down and fractured ankles and feet. Responders transported him to a local hospital in serious condition.
Meanwhile, the driver did not stop. According to police, the suspect vehicle was a white four-door Toyota, possibly a Camry.
Additionally, police said that the vehicle probably has extensive front-end and front windshield damage.
The authorities urge anyone with information about the crash to contact 911 or the Hawthorne Police Department at (310) 349-2700.
Moreover, Luis Garcia’s mother, said Jose was walking her to the bus for a job interview.
Police claim the car is a Toyota Corolla, or possibly a Camry, with serious damage in the front and to the windshield.
Furthermore, a family friend created a GoFundMe in order to raise money for Garcia’s medical expenses. Please consider donating to the fundraiser.
Next Steps in Hit-and-Run Crash on Doty Avenue
Thousands of people across California suffer injuries in traffic collisions every year. Therefore, it is crucial to know how to proceed in case you find yourself injured after an accident.
The most valuable step you can take in response to a bicycle crash is hiring a personal injury attorney.
“A common misconception is that personal injury lawyers don’t care. That is simply not true. Injury lawyers care about and want justice for their clients. We are driven by the desire to make our clients whole again,” says Steve Baric of Sweet Lawyers, practicing attorney.
If you or a loved one has been involved in a similar accident, you do not have to face the aftermath alone. We understand how difficult it can be to recover both physically and mentally from such an experience. Moreover, our experienced legal team will guide you through every step of the way until you receive the justice and compensation that your family deserves. Additionally, we have been working in the field for over 40 years, and we know how to tackle your personal injury case. Call us today at (800) 203-3061 to schedule a free and confidential consultation about your case.