11-Year-Old Boy Hurt in Hit-and-Run Pedestrian Accident near Clinton Street

INDIO, CA (December 14, 2022) – Tuesday afternoon, a boy was struck and injured in a hit-and-run pedestrian collision on Avenue 46.

The incident occurred around 2:00 p.m., near Clinton Street. Emergency crews responded to the scene shortly after receiving multiple dispatch calls in the area.

For reasons under investigation, the driver of a white two-door Honda with silver rims struck a child in the area.

Upon impact, the driver did not render aid to the victim and continued driving north on Clinton street.

Responding medical personnel transported the 11-year-old child to a hospital with unspecified injuries. Although, authorities have not yet released his name or place of residency. Investigators closed off the surrounding area for a brief time during cleanup and preliminary duties before it was later reopened.

Those with further information are asked to contact the police department at 760-391-4051. Once available, further details will be provided about the pedestrian collision on Avenue 46.

If you’re behind the wheel, pay full attention to the road and your surroundings. Maintain focus on the road, and do not engage in any non-driving activity which creates a potential distraction. You can help prevent a dangerous accident by abiding by all traffic laws and observing safety precautions.

If you or a family member has suffered injuries in a hit-and-run pedestrian crash, then reach out to Sweet James as soon as possible. Let them help you protect your legal rights and pursue compensation. Their seasoned personal injury attorneys will fight by your side and get what you rightfully deserve. Call their office today at (800) 975-3435 to speak with an expert legal professional free of charge. They are here to help you and your family during this difficult time. For more accident news, click here.

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