Authorities are seeking the perpetrator of a hit-and-run incident in Bakersfield. The incident occurred on November 29th at about 3:16 p.m between East Brundage Lane and Madison Street. A pedestrian was injured after a dark-colored vehicle struck them. The vehicle is currently being sought by Bakersfield Police Department. Witnesses described the vehicle as a black Kia Rio, with four doors and a missing passenger side hubcap. The driver seems to be a Hispanic man.
Can Hit-and-Run Victims File A Personal Injury Claim?
It depends on whether the at-fault party has been apprehended by the authorities or not. If not, then hit-and-run victims cannot file a personal injury claim since the at-fault party cannot be determined. However, you may have other legal alternatives to pursue, depending on your hit-and-run case. Call us today at (800) 310-1606 to get a free consultation with one of our lawyers.