News: 72-year-old man injured in hit-and-run

SAN DIEGO, CA – A 72-year-old security guard was injured after being struck by a hit-and-run driver in the College Area, ABC 10 reports. 

The victim was standing along the 6500 block of Montezuma Road when they were struck by a 2003 BMW station wagon around 11:30 p.m.

The driver then got out of the vehicle and fled on foot. A passenger in the vehicle remained at the scene and cooporated with police.

The BMW is believed to have been stolen.

The victim sustained cuts on his forearm and back of his head.

The minutes, days, weeks, and even months following a traffic accident are crucial should you decide to pursue legal action for your injuries and other expenses. If you are not injured, immediatly pull to the side of the road. Contact local authorities to write an official crash report and to assess anyone who suffered injuries in the wreck. Next, you should exchange contact information with any other people involved. You should also gather as much evidence from the scene as possible; this includes videos and photos. Finally, contact the San Diego car accident lawyers at HHJ Trial Attorneys to determine your legal options. We can be reached via our online contact form or by phone at 1-888-50-LAWFIRM.

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