According to law enforcement officials and investigators at the scene of the tragic accident an “electric blue” Mitsubishi is wanted in connection with a hit and run accident
. The victim of the accident, a motorcyclist, was described as being, “severely injured” by first responders to the scene of the accident. The motorcycle rider was transported Huntington Memorial Hospital but passed away shortly after. The accident took place on Tuesday May 7th 2013 in the 200 block of West Foothill Boulevard, in Arcadia. The driver of the Mitsubishi fled the scene of the accident. The name of the deceased victim has not been released by officials.
Legal Ramification of Hit and Rung Accidents
: Other than criminal charges which are likely to be filed by county prosecutors. hit-and-run suspect are also liable in civil law for injuries or fatalities caused by their negligent conduct. In the state of California family members of the deceased are permitted to file wrongful death lawsuit against at fault parties.
: If you have any information as to the whereabouts of the suspected hit and run driver contact the Arcadia Police Department at (626)574-5252
Hit and Run Accidents