Girl on Skateboard Hit and Injured by Car at Winchester Avenue and McKinleyville Avenue in Humboldt County

Girl Injured in McKinleyville Pedestrian Accident at Winchester Avenue and McKinleyville Avenue

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McKinleyville, California (October 24, 2019) – A girl was injured in a suspected hit-and-run pedestrian accident as she rode on a skateboard at an intersection in McKinleyville on Wednesday morning.

According to a local news source, the accident happened shortly before 8 a.m. October 23, at the intersection of Winchester Avenue and McKinleyville Avenue.

The girl was reportedly crossing a street at the intersection when she was struck by a white four-door sedan that was traveling westbound.

The girl is reported to have sustained minor injuries in the collision.

The motorist did not stop at the scene and was yet to be located. The suspected was described as a white female in her 30s, with blond hair in a ponytail.

No further information was provided.

The CHP Humboldt Area Office is investigating the accident.

Wrongful death and personal injury attorney Arin Khodaverdian, President and Managing Partner of Alpine Law Group, urges accidents victims and their families to immediately seek legal assistance. “Those who are affected by tragedy have rights, but they must act quickly in order to preserve those rights to the full extent of the law. Often, swift action by an experienced attorney is imperative in order to preserve evidence, interview witnesses and immediately begin pursuing any and all responsible parties.”

While Mr. Khodaverdian does not represent any of the parties involved in this incident, he has recovered over $100 million for thousands of injury victims and their families. “In one case, we were able to recover a 7-figure settlement within 11 business days of being hired by the family of a victim killed by a negligent driver. While this result is atypical and does not predict future outcomes, justice in this case help bring about closure and a swift sense of justice for the family.”

Mr. Khodaverdian, a contributor to this site, is available for free consultations 24/7 by calling 800-984-4123.