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Clovis, CA – A hit-and-run suspect has been arrested at a Clovis hospital after a chase, police say

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CLOVIS, CA – According to the Clovis Police Department, a hit-and-run suspect was arrested on Wednesday night after leading officers on a chase that ended at a local hospital. Officers were in the area of Clovis Avenue and 5th Street around 9:40 p.m. when they saw a driver crash his car into gas pumps at a nearby business.

A police chase ensued after the driver of the car refused to stop when officers tried to stop him. The suspect was driving recklessly during the chase and eventually pulled over and tried to run away on foot through the Clovis Community Medical Center parking lot near Herndon and Temperance avenues.

The suspect was arrested for hit-and-run and reckless driving after officers tracked him down. The suspect is also being evaluated to determine whether he was under the influence of alcohol at the time of the crash.

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The state of California sees multiple car accidents each and every day. Usually, these wrecks are the cause of major traffic delays and disruptions, and make traveling safely from point A to point B difficult. Over 150,000 individuals suffer injuries in auto accidents in the state of California each year. Luckily, many collisions only result in minor injuries and/or property damage. However, a very large number of crash victims are forced out of work due to the severity of their injuries and the quality of their life is severely impacted. Depending on the nature and severity of the accident, the chances of victims sustaining serious or life-threatening 

Over 400 victims sustain injuries in car crashes throughout California each day. The consequences of an accident often create an overwhelming source of anxiety in a victim’s life. Typically, victims are filled with questions and doubt and unsure of how to move forward. 

There are many instances where road accident victims endure traumatic brain injuries, injuries to their spinal cord, fractured and broken bones, as well as additional injuries that leave them to deal with overwhelming physical pain and emotional trauma.

Along with the mental and physical suffering and pain that victims must endure, they are often faced with mounting medical bills while being forced to take time off of work for their injuries. When people are hurt in accidents resulting from negligent and reckless drivers, they should reach out to a car accident attorney in Clovis as soon as possible. Victims are most likely entitled to financial compensation to help mitigate the financial burdens they will inevitably face moving forward in their lives.

Working with an aggressive and skilled legal team in the aftermath of your car accident can make a major difference in your capacity for recovery. Since 1983, Clovis personal injury attorneys at Torem & Associates have helped thousands of victims throughout California safeguard their legal rights after being injured in accidents that were caused by reckless and negligent drivers.

Our auto accident lawyers in Clovis at Torem & Associates have extensive experience assisting clients to recover the maximum amount of compensation available by pursuing legal claims against at-fault drivers. Our personal injury attorneys provide aggressive legal representation to ensure victims throughout California are able to hold those at fault accountable for their accidents. We strive to help accident victims recover full and fair compensation for medical treatment as well as a variety of financial burdens they face moving forward. If you have been injured in a preventable accident, contact our personal injury attorneys in Clovis at (888) 500-5000 to discuss legal options available for you.

Note: Our team of writers utilizes secondary sources when creating these posts.  These sources include but are not limited to local news reports, police accident reports, and eyewitness accounts about serious injury accidents in Clovis.  For that reason, the details surrounding the incident have not been independently verified by our team of writers.  If you locate any information that is not correct in our post, please contact our firm right away so that we correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available.  

Disclaimer: Our firm, Torem & Associates, has worked hard to become valued members of the local business community.  We write these posts as a way to bring awareness to the dangers of driving or being a passenger in any type of automobile accident. We hope that through awareness, people will use additional caution when out on the roadways in Clovis and throughout California to prevent being seriously injured in a crash. This post is not intended to be a solicitation for business. The information provided in this post is meant to be informational and is not intended to be misconstrued as legal or medical advice. The photos used in the post are not representative of the actual accident scene. 


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