Man Hospitalized after Pedestrian Crash on West Race Avenue

VISALIA, CA (June 17, 2022) – Saturday night, an unidentified victim sustained injuries in a pedestrian accident on Locust Street.

The incident occurred at 8:30 p.m., on June 11th at North Locust Street and West Race Avenue, according to initial reports.

Furthermore, authorities said a man near a crosswalk was struck by a car for reasons still unknown. First responders arrived and rushed the male victim to a local hospital for further treatment.

Officials have not released the victim’s name or current conditions at this moment. Meanwhile, the driver stayed at the scene and cooperated with the authorities.

At this time, police do not consider drugs or alcohol to be contributing factors in the crash. Visalia officials stated an active investigation is currently underway.

When behind the wheel, it is important to pay attention to the road. Look out for pedestrians at all times and stay alert to your surroundings. As a pedestrian, make sure to cross the street at designated crosswalks or intersections.

If you or a loved one has suffered injuries in a pedestrian accident, reach out to the personal injury attorneys at Sweet James as soon as possible. With over 20 years in the field, they know what it takes to protect your legal rights. Throughout the years, their team has helped countless people fight for the compensation they deserve. Call their offices today at (800) 975-3435 for a free and confidential case evaluation. Need help after hours? You can also reach them 24 hours a day and 7 days a week through email, text, and online chat. If you are a family member of any of the victims involved in this accident, they may be able to help you obtain the police report. Click here to request a police report.

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