Pacific Beach Hit and Run Driver at Large, Bicyclist Lindsay Epstein Hospitalized
SAN DIEGO, CA (April 21, 2021) – Monday night, bicyclist Lindsay Epstein sustained injuries in a hit-and-run crash on Ingraham Street near Fortuna Avenue.
According to San Diego Police Officer John Buttle, the incident happened at around 10:20 p.m. Moreover, it occurred on Ingraham Street in Pacific Beach, south of Grand Avenue.
Reports revealed that a 43-year-old female bicyclist headed south on Ingraham Street. Then, a dark, four-door SUV struck her from behind.
Consequently, responders transported the victim to a hospital with a fractured skull and major brain bleeding.
Also, authorities confirmed that the suspect vehicle was last spotted going south on Ingraham Street with front-end damage from the crash.
Currently, Ms. Epstein’s brother says his sister sustained head injuries. As a result, she is now in a medically induced coma to help with the healing process.
Those with information about the suspect driver may contact Sn Diego Police at (619) 531-2000. Anonymous tips can also be sent through Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.
Always be cautious of bicyclists on the road when driving. Bicyclists are more vulnerable because of their limited protection and lightweight bodies.
By paying attention to your surroundings and driving within the speed limit, dangerous accidents can be prevented.
Bicycle Accidents in San Diego
Each year, around 20-50 million motorists and bicyclists are injured or become disabled due to a crash. However, even if accidents are a common occurrence, many people do not suspect what follows in the event of a hit and run.
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 accident is hiring an 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 attorney Steve Baric of Sweet Lawyers.
If you or a family member sustained injuries in a bicycle crash, call the experienced attorneys at Sweet Lawyers. We have over 40 years of experience in the legal field. We know what it takes to win your case. Moreover, our attorneys and the experienced professional legal team dealt with cases such as this one, and know the physical and emotional toll they take. Furthermore, our team will fight to achieve the justice and compensation that you and your family deserve. Thus, call our offices at (800) 674 7852 for a free consultation.