Pedestrian Crash on 12th Street Hospitalized Two

MERCED, CA (March 8, 2022) – Two people suffered from injuries after a pedestrian hit-and-run accident on M Street Wednesday night.

On March 2nd, officers responded to the area of M Street and 12th Street around 7:45 p.m.

Furthermore, according to authorities, two pedestrians were struck by a car for reasons unknown.

Consequently, responding officers discovered two people lying in the road suffering from minor injuries.

Paramedics then transported both pedestrians to a nearby hospital for treatment.

Per the authorities, the driver did not stop and immediately fled the scene. Witnesses said the suspect driver, who had been driving a four-door sedan, continued northbound along the road.

Moreover, the suspect’s car reportedly sustained damage to the front right bumper and headlight.

Police ask anyone with information to call at (209) 385-6905 or by email at calcagnom@cityofmerced.org.


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