Motorcyclist in Critical Condition After Hit and Run Accident in Waco

Posted By The Carlson Law Firm || 14-Jan-2013

A motorcycle accident in Waco was seriously injured on Friday when a vehicle failed to yield the right of way, causing the rider to crash while traveling on Hwy 84, police reported.

The motorcyclist who was injured was identified as 30-year-old Victor Padilla.

According to officials, Padilla crashed into the pickup truck after the truck ran a red light.

Padilla was transported to Hillcrest Hospital in Waco and was most recently listed in critical condition.

Police sought out the driver of the pickup truck, with damage caused by the crash, following the collision and found the vehicle in Gatesville.

Hit and Run Accident Attorneys in Waco, TX

A hit and run accident occurs when those involved in a collision leave the scene of an accident and fail to wait for law enforcement and emergency professionals. As a result of some hit and run accidents, victims of an accident can be vulnerable to the injuries they endure and may not receive medical attention as soon as they would have if other parties involved waited and called for help.

In some situations, the driver of a vehicle may leave the scene of an accident if they don’t have auto insurance or a valid driver’s license. In addition, they may be under the influence of drugs or alcohol or they may be in possession of an illegal firearm, making them nervous about getting caught.

No matter the reason, hit and run accidents can leave victims involved confused and overwhelmed. Despite the apparent hopelessness associated, there is often still help for the victims of hit and run accidents in Texas.

If you’ve been injured as a result of a collision where another party or parties failed to remain at the scene of the accident, call our hit and run accident attorneys in Waco, Austin, San Antonio and statewide Texas at 800-359-5690, contact our traffic accident lawyers in Waco online or visit one of the 10 office locations we practice from across the state of Texas. We care. We can help.


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