10-Year-Old Girl Injured in Hit-and-Run Crash on La Salle Avenue

SEASIDE, CA (June 6, 2022) – Authorities arrested Stephanie Broaddus after a DUI hit-and-run on La Salle Avenue Wednesday.

The incident occurred on June 1st, in a residential area of Seaside.

According to reports, a white Toyota Avalon driver struck the 10-year-old girl as she was crossing the street.

In a now-viral video, the female driver appears to stop briefly before fleeing. Responding paramedics arrived and rushed the young girl to Stanford Hospital, where she was treated for fractures.

Police officers later located and arrested 51-year-old Stephanie Broaddus. Authorities suspect that drugs or alcohol played a role in the accident. However, an active investigation is still currently underway.

A driver must stop and take certain actions when involved in a motor vehicle accident that results in property damage or injury to another party. Strictly follow the rules of the road to ensure everyone’s safety. When pulled over, slow down and wait for further instructions. Do not attempt to flee the scene and cooperate with the authorities.

Becoming injured in a pedestrian accident is always a traumatic experience for those involved. At Sweet James, they understand that no amount of money can make up for the pain. However, it is important that the family understands and protects their rights. Their personal injury attorneys understand that the legal issues impose challenges to those involved. They are here to help you through the legal process so that you can focus on the concerns and needs of your family. Call their office today to find out how they can help you at (800) 975-3435. Click here to request a police report.

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