1 Injured in Antioch Hit-and-Run Accident on Hillcrest Avenue and Larkspur Drive
ANTIOCH, CA (March 31, 2021) – Sunday night, a man lost both his legs in a car crash on Hillcrest Avenue and Larkspur Drive.
The Antioch Police Department and Contra Costa County Fire Protection District firefighters responded at 10:38 p.m. The incident occurred on Hillcrest Avenue and Larkspur Drive.
According to reports, the crash amputated both legs of a man.
When the authorities arrived, they found the man who lost both legs trapped between two vehicles. Thus, firefighters and AMR provided patient care and a medical helicopter transported him to a local hospital.
The preliminary information revealed that a vehicle had stopped on Hillcrest Avenue with the male outside of the vehicle. Then, another vehicle rear-ended the stopped vehicle. As a result, the man was pinned between both cars.
Meanwhile, the female driver fled the scene in another vehicle. Meanwhile, three children in the stopped vehicle suffered no injuries.
When behind the wheel of a vehicle, it is your responsibility to ensure the safety of yourself and others around you. Moreover, it is important to always drive within the posted speed limit. Also, slow down if you see traffic stalling ahead to avoid hitting other vehicles.
What’s Next after a Car Accident
Serious car accident cases may call for a separate investigation.
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