5-Year-Old Victim Seriously Injured in Pedestrian Crash near North West Avenue

FRESNO, CA (December 14, 2022) – Thursday evening, a pedestrian collision on Ashlan Avenue left a juvenile with serious injuries. 

The incident happened around 7:30 p.m., near North West Avenue. Emergency crews responded to the scene shortly after receiving multiple dispatch calls in the area.

According to the investigators, the driver of a vehicle struck a child crossing with his family against a crossing sign. 

Eventually, paramedics arrived at the scene and transported the 5-year-old child to a hospital after suffering from significant injuries. 

Meanwhile, the driver remained at the scene of the incident and cooperated with authorities. Officers said the mother and her other child escaped unharmed. 

At this time, Fresno Officials continue investigating the circumstances surrounding the pedestrian collision on Ashlan Avenue and will release updates as they become available. 

Whether you are a driver or a pedestrian, it is important 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.

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