Fairfield Police Searching Suspect in 2-Vehicle Collision near Pennsylvania Avenue
Fairfield, CA (June 2, 2023) On Wednesday evening, a motorcyclist is seriously hurt after a hit-and-run crash on Highway 12.
According to the Fairfield Police Department (FPD), the 2-vehicle collision happened before midnight between Pennsylvania Avenue and Beck Avenue.
Reports say that a vehicle struck a motorcycle rider and then fled the scene without rendering aid to the fallen victim.
Authorities are investigating the 2-vehicle collision and are currently searching for the suspect driver and vehicle who remains at large.
Injuries in Traffic Crash
Despite the additional safety features on newer vehicle models, crash rates in California continue to increase, rather than decrease.
As a matter of fact, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), two out of three motorists will be injured in a traffic accident during their life.
Sad but true, auto accidents just like the hit-and-run crash on Highway 12 are a major public health threat. They are a leading cause of death for individuals ages 5-64.
That is why it is valuable to know what to do if you get involved in a motor vehicle accident.
Meanwhile, here are some of the things that we can do to practice defensive driving and avoid accidents:
- First, always drive at a controllable speed.
- Then, it is also important not to assume you know the other driver’s intention.
- Also, be prepared to positively react to other drivers.
- This one, we should never neglect. Yield at intersections, even if you have the right of way.
- Most importantly, stay focused on the road. Removing all distractions such as mobile phone use, and unstrapped toddlers, can help us focus on the road.
Trust Sweet Lawyers to Win Your Legal Case
When a traffic collision like the hit-and-run crash on Highway 12 happens, bear in mind that you don’t need to experience more hardship because of other people’s negligence. Our personal injury attorneys are dedicated to finding the best possible outcome for our clients.
While some people think that hiring a personal injury lawyer means that they will have to appear in court, many clients’ cases settle out-of-court, avoiding the stress and cost of going into trials.
Trust us; we will handle every aspect of your case so that you can focus on the health and well-being of your family.