Lowell, MA (July 7, 2018) – A hit and run victim in Lowell who suffered serious injuries in a crash earlier this week has been identified. On Tuesday, a woman was riding a motorized scooter along Middlesex Street around 10:00 pm when she was struck by a dark colored Mercury Sable passing through the area. The Mercury Sable fled the scene immediately after the crash.
The injured victim is 46 year old Donna Bettencourt of Lowell. Bettencourt sustained very serious injuries including a broken pelvis and a nearly severed leg. Doctors are still considering amputation if her leg does not respond to additional treatment.
Police are still searching for the hit and run driver. On Friday, they released images of the suspect vehicle but have yet to make any arrests.
Boston Hit and Run Accident Attorneys
We certainly hope that the driver in this senseless crash is found and brought to justice. No one deserves to be the victim of such a severe and senseless hit and run accident.
When you are hurt in an hit and run accident you are facing a mix of feelings ranging from anger to fear to uncertainty. Car accidents happen when you are least expecting them to occur so no one is ever “prepared” to be in an accident. When you are involved in a hit and run, you are likely to have many unanswered questions about what happens next.
First and foremost, you should look for the best attorney that you can find. Your attorney needs to be experienced and knowledgeable in the issues of both hit and run cases as well as dealing with the insurance company in a hit and run. The credible threat of taking the case to trial is an important factor in settlement discussions with the insurance company.
At the Jeffrey Glassman Injury Lawyers, we are experienced, knowledgeable and compassionate Boston personal injury attorneys. We have vast experienced in the art of negotiation and trial practice. When you hire us we normally work on a contingency basis, which means we receive no fees unless your recover for your injuries. There is absolutely no obligation on your part, even if you decide to hire us to take your case.
If you would like to speak with someone about your Massachusetts personal injury claim today, please give us a call at 617-367-2900. The call is free and we would love to hear from you. We are always open to take your call.
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