Driver At Large Following Hit-and-Run on Millbrook Avenue

FRESNO, CA (November 2, 2022) – Monday night, a 39-year-old man was hospitalized after a hit-and-run pedestrian accident on Olive Avenue.

The collision happened around 11:00 p.m., near the intersection of Olive and Millbrook Avenue. Dispatchers responded to the scene shortly after receiving multiple calls in the area.

Officers say the driver of a passing vehicle struck the male pedestrian who was walking outside of a marked crosswalk. Upon impact, the driver fled the scene without rendering aid to the severely injured victim.

Medics arrived and transported the pedestrian to a nearby hospital for further treatment. Meanwhile, emergency crews closed off the surrounding area for a brief time during cleanup and preliminary duties before it was later reopened.

At this time, further circumstances surrounding the incident and the identities of the parties involved remain unknown. Those with further information regarding the pedestrian accident on Olive Avenue are encouraged to contact Fresno Officials as soon as possible.

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 a dangerous accident by abiding by all traffic laws and observing safety precautions. By practicing safe driving habits, you can help keep yourself and others around you safe.

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