15-Year-Old Injured in Auto Collision near Hoover High School

FRESNO, CA (October 10, 2022) – Tuesday evening, a pedestrian accident at Hoover High School left one teen hospitalized.

The incident occurred around 6:00 p.m., when a vehicle struck a student attempting to cross the street next to Hoover High School.

According to the police, the involved driver immediately left the scene, but then called the police 20 minutes later to report the incident.

Responding medical personnel took the 15-year-old to Community Regional Medical Center, where he remains in a critical condition.

At this time, police believed that drugs and alcohol were not factors in the crash.

No further details regarding the Hoover High School pedestrian accident have been released to the public; however, more information will be provided once made available.

Whether you are a driver or a pedestrian, you can help make our roads safer by abiding by all traffic laws and following the conditions of the road. If you’re driving, avoid distractions and look out for pedestrians at all times. If you’re a pedestrian, cross at designated crosswalks or intersections. Remember that disregarding traffic laws and engaging in unsafe driving behaviors frequently lead to auto accidents that can completely change a person’s life.

It is important to have strong legal representation on your side when injured in a pedestrian accident. Reach out to the personal injury lawyers at Sweet James today. With 20 years of experience in the field, they know what it takes to help you win your case. Their team understands what you are going through, and they are here to help you seek justice and compensation. Call them at (800) 975-3435 for a free and confidential case evaluation. You can reach them 24 hours a day and 7 days a week through email, text, and online chat.

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