37-Year-Old Woman Hospitalized after Pedestrian Crash near Dorothy Petway Park

SAN DIEGO, CA (November 23, 2022) – Late Saturday night, a woman was injured in a hit-and-run pedestrian accident on Rigel Street.

Dispatchers received calls in the area around 11:30 p.m., near Dorothy Petway Park on November 20th.

According to reports, the driver of an eastbound vehicle struck a woman who was walking along the southbound lanes. Upon impact, the driver fled the scene without rendering aid to the victim.

Emergency crews arrived shortly after and transported the 37-year-old woman to a nearby hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. At this time, authorities have not yet released her identity.

Investigators closed off the surrounding area for a brief time during cleanup and preliminary duties. No other information was released by the authorities and any witnesses are encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477. Once available, further details will be provided about the pedestrian accident on Rigel Street.

A driver must stop and take certain actions when involved in a car accident that results in property damage or injury to another party. When involved in an accident, call 911 and render aid to anyone who may be injured while waiting for the police to arrive. Remain at the scene and exchange particulars with the other parties involved.

If you or a family member has suffered injuries in a hit-and-run pedestrian accident, then reach out to Sweet James as soon as possible. Let their team help you protect your legal rights and pursue compensation. Their seasoned personal injury attorneys will fight by your side and get what you rightfully deserve. Call their office today at (800) 975-3435 to speak with an expert legal professional free of charge. They are here to help you and your family during this trying time. For more accident news, click here.

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