Two Inured in Pedestrian Accident near Prescott Drive
PALM SPRINGS, CA (August 22, 2022) – Friday evening, two victims were hospitalized after a pedestrian collision on Palm Canyon Drive.
The incident occurred around 10:30 p.m., near Prescott Drive. Emergency crews arrived to the scene shortly after receiving multiple dispatch calls.
According to officials, the driver of a vehicle struck two pedestrians as they were crossing within a marked crosswalk. Medical responders arrived at the scene and transported both patients to a hospital with unspecified injuries.
Following preliminary investigations, police say the flashing crosswalk signals were not working that night. In fact, a concerned citizen warned city officials weeks before the incident occurred.
The driver of the involved vehicle was not charged. At this time, Palm Springs Officials are still currently investigating the pedestrian collision on Palm Canyon Drive.
Whether you are a driver or a pedestrian, it is necessary to abide by all traffic laws and observe safety precautions. If you’re behind the wheel, do your part to avoid distractions and look out for pedestrians at all times. If you’re crossing the street, do so at designated crosswalks or intersections. When walking alongside a road, remain on the sidewalk wherever possible. If there is no sidewalk, walk on the shoulder and face oncoming traffic.
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