Fontana Pedestrian Crash Left Woman with Critical Injuries
FONTANA, CA (September 10, 2021) – Last Monday, a pedestrian crash in Fontana left a woman seriously injured, police department said.
The incident happened at around 4:22 A.M. at the 15700 block of Slover Avenue, between Catawba and Poplar Avenues in the southern area.
According to the investigators, a red westbound GMC Yukon struck the pedestrian walking east in the No. 2 westbound lanes.
As a result, the female victim sustained major injuries including a head trauma. Eventually, paramedics transported her to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center.
Meanwhile, the driver involved stayed on the scene to cooperate with authorities.
In the end, officials closed Slover between Catawba and Poplar for at least three hours.
Fontana Officials are investigating the circumstances surrounding the pedestrian crash.
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