32-Year-Old Hurt in Pedestrian Accident on Thomas Road

PHOENIX, AZ (April 4, 2022) – Sunday morning, Kassandra Valdez sustained injuries in a hit-and-run accident on Interstate 17, police said.

The police confirmed the accident as a hit-and-run on Interstate 17.

Furthermore, police said Valdez was reportedly crossing the street near Interstate 17 and Thomas Road early Sunday morning when she was struck by a vehicle that fled the scene after.

Eventually, the victim was rushed to a local hospital for treatment of various injuries.

Meanwhile, a portion of the roadway was temporarily closed to allow for cleanup and preliminary duties.

At this time, authorities are actively investigating the hit-and-run collision.

Police stated they will make updates as information becomes available.

Whether you are a driver or a pedestrian, it is important to follow all traffic laws and be cautious of the conditions of the road. If you’re behind the wheel, avoid distractions and look out for pedestrians at all times. If you’re a pedestrian, cross the streets 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. By obeying traffic laws and taking safety precautions, you can help prevent accidents on the road.


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