Sparks, NV (April 18, 2019) – A man who was injured in a vicious hit-and-run accident remains in a critical condition many days after the event. The crash happened on Friday, April 12, in the early hours of the morning.
The victim was stopped on the left-hand travel lane in a Honda CR-V on Pyramid Highway headed northbound around 12:30 a.m. when the crash occurred. The driver was hit in the rear by a Dodge Ram pickup truck, the driver of the which quickly fled the scene.
The Honda driver was quickly transported to a nearby hospital in order to seek treatment for severe injuries. The victim still remains in a critical condition many days after the incident.
The crash was witnessed by an off-duty officer, who claims the driver who committed the hit-and-run continued north, only to stop in a residential area that was about three miles from the scene of the accident.
The driver who committed the hit-and-run has been identified as Molly Foster. She was taken into custody by authorities for the suspicion of DUI.
The victim and suspect knew one another and were said to be in a relationship, officials say.
Authorities are seeking witnesses who can provide more information on the incident, and the accident is still currently under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and his family in hopes that he will be able to fully recover from his injuries.
Multi-Vehicle Crashes in Nevada
The Nevada Department of Public Safety and Transportation states that overall traffic accidents resulting in deaths in 2015 increased by nearly 10% from the previous year. These statistics show that severe injuries are on the rise within the state of Nevada, and you need to protect yourself if you or a loved one finds themselves the victim of a tragic accident.
It is important to discuss your case with an experienced attorney, and the Cottle Firm has decades of experience helping the residents of Nevada get the compensation they need in the event of an accident. If you or a family member has recently been involved in a vehicle collision that resulted in severe injuries, please contact the office of Cottle Law Firm at 702-722-6111 to discuss your claim with one of out Nevada car crash attorneys. We want to help you in your time of need. No one should be alone in the aftermath of a tragic accident, and we want to know that you are not alone.
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