One Juvenile Hospitalized after Pedestrian Crash on Jackson Street

RIVERSIDE, CA (October 13, 2021)  A child sustained injuries in a pedestrian crash on Jackson Street on Sunday morning.

The accident happened just before 3:45 p.m. on October 9, on northbound Jackson Street near Garfield Street.

According to reports, a Mercedes SUV going northbound on Jackson struck a Chevrolet Cruze traveling westbound on Garfield Street after running a red light.

Furthermore, one of the cars involved hit a juvenile pedestrian who was crossing Jackson Street in the crosswalk at the time.

Additionally, the juvenile was thrown into a Toyota Camry that was stopped at the red light for southbound Jackson Street as a result of the collision.

Medics responded and transported the child to a nearby hospital with critical injuries.

Meanwhile, authorities have not said if drunk driving had a role in the collision, however, an active investigation is ongoing.

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

It is important to have strong legal representation on your side when injured in a hit-and-run crash. Reach out to the pedestrian accident attorneys at Sweet James today. With 20 years of experience in the field, they know what it takes to help you win your case. Their team understands what you are going through, and they are here to help you seek justice and compensation. Call them at (800) 975-3435 for a free and confidential case evaluation. You can reach them 24 hours a day and 7 days a week through email, text, and online chat. Click here to request a police report.

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