Baby Struck and Injured by Car on Fifth Avenue in San Rafael, Ashley Bowman Arrested

Baby in Stroller Injured in San Rafael Pedestrian Accident on Fifth Avenue

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San Rafael, California (February 8, 2020) – A Vallejo woman was arrested on suspicion of DUI after she allegedly struck a 9-month-old baby in a crosswalk in San Rafael.

The accident happened on Fifth Avenue at about 9:30 a.m. according to the California Highway Patrol.

The authorities said a 19-year-old San Rafael woman was pushing her 9-month-old brother in a stroller when the stroller was struck by a gray Honda Civic that was making a turn onto Fifth Avenue.

The impact caused the stroller to flip over, ejecting the baby.

The baby sustained facial lacerations.

The driver, 28-year-old Ashley Bowman, drove away but was apprehended a block away from the scene.

Bowman was arrested on multiple felony charges willful cruelty to a child and hit and run resulting in injury.

Bowman was booked into the Marin County Jail.

No additional information was provided.

An investigation into the accident is ongoing.

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.