Julia Sanchez Hospitalized Following in San Diego Scooter Accident on Market Street
SAN DIEGO, CA (July 6, 2021) – Early Monday, two scooter riders suffered injuries in a hit-and-run crash on Market Street and 13th Street.
The incident happened at 4:07 a.m. near Market Street and 13th Street. According to reports, a hit-and-run SUV driver struck a man and a woman, now identified as Ms. Sanchez, riding an electric scooter.
As a result, responders transported the victims to Scripps Mercy Hospital and UC San Diego Hillcrest.
The authorities described the SUV as an older white Ford Explorer that may have some front-end damages.
Also, the scooter accident led to the closure of Market Street due to the investigation.
Later reports say that police detained and questioned the male driver of the vehicle. As of now, his identity remains undisclosed.
Julia Sanchez suffered multiple serious injuries, and she is expected to undergo multiple surgeries to repair her knee.
A GoFundMe has been kickstarted in order to help the victims with the medical costs of their injuries. Please consider donating in the link above.
Ways to Deal with Scooter Accidents
Each year, around 20-50 million people are injured or become disabled due to an auto 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 Law Group 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. 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.