Male Pedestrian Injured in Hit-and-Run Crash near Road 140

TULARE, CA (December 15, 2022) – Saturday night, one man was hospitalized following a hit-and-run pedestrian collision on Avenue 280.

Police responded to the scene around 9:30 p.m., just east of Road 140 on December 3rd after receiving multiple dispatch calls in the area.

Officers say the driver of a vehicle struck a pedestrian who was walking along the southbound shoulder. Upon impact, the driver fled the scene heading east toward Farmersville.

Meanwhile, medical personnel transported the male victim to a nearby hospital for further treatment of major injuries.

No additional information was added and police are asking for the public’s help to find the driver. Anyone with information about the pedestrian collision on Avenue 280 is asked to contact Visalia California Highway Patrol at 559-734-6767.

Furthermore, a portion of the roadway was temporarily shutdown to allow for cleanup and preliminary duties before it was later reopened.

A driver must stop and take certain actions when involved in a motor vehicle accident that results in property damage or injury to another party. Call 911 and render aid to anyone who may be injured while waiting for the police to arrive. Remain at the scene. If able, exchange particulars with the other parties involved and document the crash.

If you or a family member has suffered injuries in a hit-and-run pedestrian accident, reach out to Sweet James as soon as possible. Let them help you protect your legal rights and pursue compensation. Their seasoned personal injury attorneys will fight by your side and get what you rightfully deserve. Call their office today at (800) 975-3435 to speak with an expert legal professional free of charge. They are here to help you and your family during this time. For more accident news, click here.

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