Startling Hit-and-Run Crash on 400 W Walnut Avenue Injures 2 [Lompoc, CA]

Startling Hit-and-Run Crash on 400 W Walnut Avenue Injures 2 [Lompoc, CA]
Startling Hit-and-Run Crash on 400 W Walnut Avenue Injures 2 [Lompoc, CA]

Injuries Reported in Lompoc Pedestrian Accident on 400 W Walnut Avenue

LOMPOC, CA (September 24, 2023) – Friday night, a startling hit-and-run crash on 400 W Walnut Avenue injured 2 people.

The incident happened at about 7:11 p.m. near the 400 block of W Walnut Avenue.

According to reports, a hit-and-run occurred when a black Jeep tried to hit a woman and a 5-year-old girl who crossed the street.

Then, reports confirmed that the 54-year-old driver of the Jeep fled the scene.

Then, a concerned passerby flagged down another driver and told him to follow the Jeep. Then, that person managed to provide the Lompoc Police Department with the Jeep’s license plate.

“The effort and information provided by the community resulted in officers locating the vehicle and the arrest of Rafael Rodriguez for felony hit and run,” police revealed.

Moreover, the woman and child’s injuries were non-life-threatening.

At this time, the circumstances that led to the crash remained unclear. Once additional details become available, the public will be notified.

Due to the limited information available, the authorities continued to investigate the crash.

What’s Next after Startling Hit-and-Run Crash on 400 W Walnut Avenue

It is important to drive defensively/abide by all driving laws. By doing so, you can ensure your safety and the safety of surrounding vehicles, motorists, and pedestrians.


Reach out to the experienced lawyers at Sweet Law Group when involved in serious pedestrian accident. We have over 40 years of experience in the legal field, and we know what it takes to win your wrongful death, auto accident, personal injury, and disability case. We promise to fight, day and night, to achieve the justice and compensation that you and your family deserve. Call our offices at (800) 203-3061for a free consultation with a professional in your area. Furthermore, we can also be contacted by email, online chat, and text message 24 hours a day and 7 days a week.

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