Hit-and-Run Motorist Wanted after Pedestrian Collision near East Escoba Drive
PALM SPRINGS, CA (September 7, 2018) – Early Friday morning, a pedestrian was injured in a hit-and-run crash on Palm Canyon Drive. The victim’s identity was not immediately released to the public.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the collision took place at approximately 2:00 AM, near East Escoba Drive. Responding officers arrived at the scene to find the pedestrian near the roadway after the incident.
The driver fled the scene, leaving the injured man in the road. Medics transported the victim to a local hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.
There is currently no description of the hit-and-run driver or the vehicle involved. The search for the suspect is ongoing, and anyone with relevant information is encouraged to contact the police as soon as possible. As the investigation continues, no additional information has been released at this time.
If you ever get involved in a traffic accident, do not attempt to flee the scene. Face the consequences of your actions and wait for the arrival of the police. By following driving laws and being careful when behind the wheel, you can keep yourself and others around you safe.
Let the experienced lawyers at Sweet Law Group help you win your hit-and-run case. We have over 40 years of experience in the legal field, and we will fight to achieve the justice and compensation that you and your family deserve. Our attorneys and professional legal team have dealt with cases including car accidents, wrongful death, personal injury, and disability. Call our offices at (800) 203-3061 for a free consultation with a professional in your area. We can also be contacted 24 hours a day/ 7 days a week by email, online chat, and text message.Anyone who witnessed this incident was asked to call Palm Springs police at (760) 327-1441.