Man Severely Injured in Hit-and-Run near Montecito Vista Drive
SAN JOSE, CA (October 19, 2022) – Thursday afternoon, a male pedestrian was injured in a hit-and-run on Monterey Road.
The incident happened around 12:53 p.m., near the intersection of Monterey Road and Montecito Vista Drive.
For reasons under investigation, the driver of a vehicle struck a pedestrian who was walking in the area.
Upon impact, the driver fled the scene and failed to render aid to the injured victim.
At this time, it is unclear whether or not the man needed to be hospitalized. Additionally, authorities have withheld the identity of the victim.
Emergency crews closed off the surrounding area for a brief time during cleanup and preliminary duties.
Meanwhile, police are still searching for the driver of the involved vehicle. Any witnesses are encouraged to call local officials as soon as possible.
Once available, further details will be provided about the hit-and-run on Monterey Road.
Drivers can avoid causing accidents by driving defensively and considering the conditions of the road. Do not engage in any non-driving activities which have the potential to create a distraction. Also, never drive when you feel overly tired or if you are under the influence of any altering substances as this increases the risk of accidents like the hit-and-run crash near Monterey Road.
If you or a family member suffered injuries in a pedestrian accident, then contact Sweet James as soon as possible. They understand that car accident injuries can take a toll on your well-being. However, they can help you with the legal matters that must be addressed. Their commitment and dedication are unbreakable, and they will work with you during every step of the legal process. Call their hotline at (800) 975-3435 to speak with one of their attorneys free of charge.
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