Pedestrian Crash on El Dorado Street Left Off-Duty Stockton Police Officer Injured
STOCKTON, CA (December 29, 2021) – A pedestrian crash on Washington Street injured an off-duty officer Friday afternoon.
The incident occurred around 4:30 p.m. near El Dorado and Washington Streets.
According to the San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office, one of its deputies hit an off-duty Stockton police officer.
Eventually, medical responders transported the injured officer to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
In addition, the sheriff’s office claimed that it was a “slow-speed” collision.
Stockton Officials and the CHPare investigating the pedestrian crash.
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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