Male Pedestrian Hospitalized after Accident near Van Ness Avenue
FRESNO, CA (September 27, 2022) – Thursday morning, a pedestrian crash on McKinley Avenue left one person hospitalized.
The collision happened around 8:30 a.m., near San Pablo Avenue and Fresno City College.
According to police, the driver of a vehicle struck a man who was walking within a marked crosswalk.
Eventually, medical responders arrived and transported the pedestrian to a nearby hospital with unspecified injuries.
Meanwhile, the involved driver stayed at the scene and cooperated with the investigators. Authorities are working to identify the liable party for the incident.
No further details regarding the McKinley Avenue pedestrian crash have been released to the public; however, Fresno Officials will provide more information once 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. 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 being cautious of the conditions of the road, you can help prevent an unforeseen accident and keep yourself and others safe.
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