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Pedestrian Hurt in Hit-and-Run Crash on 47th Avenue near Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard

SACRAMENTO, CA (November 17, 2021) – A 15-year-old male pedestrian sustained injuries following a hit-and-run crash on 47th Avenue.

The incident happened at 7:45 p.m., Friday at the intersection of 47th Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard.

According to officials, the 15-year-old man was crossing in the crosswalk against a red light when a black Mercedes ML 300 on 47th Ave running on a green light struck him.

The impact of the collision threw the pedestrian onto the sidewalk, where he fell unconscious.

Medics then transported him to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

According to authorities, the motorist did not stop and continued on 47th Avenue toward Franklin Avenue.

Sacramento police continue to ask anyone who witness the crash to reach them at (916) 879-5600.


When behind the wheel, be on the lookout for pedestrians. Always mind your speed and practice defensive driving at all times. Keep an eye out for possible road hazards and stay at the scene when involved in an accident.


If your child has suffered injuries in a bicycle crash, talk to the pedestrian accident attorneys at Sweet James today. With over 20 years in the field, they know what it takes to protect your legal rights. Their attorneys will give your case full attention to get you much-needed compensation for damages, including medical bills and distress. Don’t wait to begin the process of filing your claim. Call their offices today at (800) 975-3435 for a free and confidential case evaluation. Also, you can 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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