62-Year-Old Farmsville Man Hospitalized after Struck by Car near Mineral King Boulevard
GLENDORA, CA (June 4, 2018)– A good Samaritan was struck by a vehicle and left injured in the road after a hit-and-run collision on Road 152, early Monday morning.
62-year-old Raul Martinez of Farmersville stepped out of his car around 5:00 AM on Road 152, to walk over and help a stranded motorist on the shoulder of the westbound Highway 198, near Mineral King Boulevard. Martinez was then struck by a car described as dark sedan while crossing Mineral King.
The car left the area going westbound, and got away before first responders arrived. Martinez sustained a major injury, according to police, and was transported to a local hospital for treatment and evaluation. His condition was not immediately known.
Visalia’s Traffic Unit is leading the investigation on the hit-and-run incident. Anyone with more information about the collision is urged to call (559) 713-4233 or (559) 713-4738, the department’s anonymous crime reporting line.
It is important to always abide by the laws when driving and be on the lookout in an area with pedestrians, especially if you are in highly populated or residential area. By obeying traffic laws and being cautious of your surroundings, you can prevent unforeseen accidents and keep yourself and other motorists, pedestrians, and cyclists safe.
If you or a loved one was injured in a hit-and-run collision, contact the experienced auto accident lawyers at Sweet Law Group. We promise to work for you, until we achieve the proper compensation and justice that you and your family deserve. Call our offices at (800) 203-3061 for a free consultation with a legal professional in your area. You can also reach us by email, online chat, and text message. You can also reach us by email, online chat, and text message. We can also be contacted 24 hours a day/ 7 days a week by email, online chat, and text message.