Ellis Scrivens Arrested After Fleeing Scene of Pedestrian Crash in Carson
CARSON, WA (July 23, 2020) – A 57-year-old woman was hospitalized after a car hit her in the 1400 block of Wind River Road Sunday night.
According to the Skamania County Sheriff’s deputies, they responded to the incident at about 8:12 p.m.
Reports indicated that the woman was walking on the shoulder of Wind River Highway with a 12-year-old family friend when she was hit by a silver or dark-colored sedan.
The woman suffered critical injuries to her head, arm and torso. Paramedics took her to an area hospital for treatment. The 12-year-old was not hurt.
Meantime, the driver of the car did not stop and render aid. She continued driving northbound, witnesses said.
The deputies later located the driver, identified as 27-year-old Ellis Scrivens. They took her into custody on Monday and subsequently booked her into the Skamania County Jail on a charge of felony hit-and-run. They also found the 1986 Honda Accord she was driving at her home and impounded the vehicle.
The investigation of the crash is ongoing. Anyone with information may call the sheriff’s office at 509-427-9490.
When involved in a motor vehicle accident, a driver must stop and take certain actions. Call 911 immediately. Remain at the scene. Render aid to anyone who may be injured while waiting for the police to arrive. If able, exchange particulars with the other parties involved and document the crash.
If you or a family member has suffered injuries in a pedestrian crash, then reach out to Sweet James. Our seasoned pedestrian accident attorneys will fight to protect your legal rights and pursue the maximum compensation for your injuries. Call us today at (800) 975-3435 for a free case evaluation. Click here to request a police report.
Free Police Report
If you or your family are involved or affected by this accident and would like the official Police Report of this incident, Sweet James may be able to help.
Providing Legal Commentary On Radio Stations Across The Country
Sweet James is a trusted legal expert who serves as a regular guest on major radio stations across the country, providing legal commentary on trending cases.