SDPD continue to search for a
hit-and-run suspect who was involved in a crash early this morning. According to police
reports, the crash occurred around 5:40 a.m at light at Streamview Drive
and College Blvd.
The Hispanic man, near his late 30s, reportedly ran the red light, causing
him to hit another car. A middle aged man and woman were in the other
vehicle. Both were taken to the hospital, though the man was later released
with no major injuries. The woman is still being treated for a fractured
foot. Investigators say that the man abandoned his car and took off after
Have you or a loved one been involved in a hit-and-run in San Diego?
It could happen to anyone. You get into a car accident, you are in a hurry,
you are nervous about insurance costs, you think you may have seriously
hurt someone – or are anxious for any other reason – so you
take off. You don't wait around to exchange information or report
it to police. Most hit-and-run suspects are driven by the fear and shock
of the incident, unsure of why they even ran in the first place. If you
or a loved one are facing the same type of situation, it may be time for
you to seek legal counsel. Our firm is here to provide the support you
deserve when you need it most.
Hit-and-run charges can range in penalties, depending on the injuries and
damage involved in the accident. If a driver was under the influence of
alcohol or drugs, the charges will likely be much more severe, and may include
vehicular manslaughter. Regardless of the circumstance surrounding your hit-and-run accident,
it is crucial that you understand what steps to take next and how to protect
Don't wait a moment longer to
contact our Vista criminal defense firm about your accident or charges.