9-Year-Old Girl Hospitalized after Hit-and-Run near Eadington Avenue

FULLERTON, CA (November 18, 2022) – Tuesday night, a 9-year-old girl was injured in a hit-and-run pedestrian accident on Valencia Drive.

The incident happened around 5:30 p.m., near Eadington Avenue in the city of Fullerton.

Investigators reported that a motorcyclist was heading east on Valencia Drive from Brookhurst Road. There, the rider hit the young girl who was walking south in a marked crosswalk.

Upon impact, the rider did not render aid to the victim and continued riding east on Valencia.

Eventually, paramedics arrived at the scene and transported the 9-year-old girl to an area hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. Authorities later described the suspect’s motorcycle as a black “cruiser” type. Meanwhile, emergency crews closed off the surrounding area for a brief time during cleanup and preliminary duties.

At this time, Fullerton Officials are encouraging anyone with further information about the pedestrian accident on Valencia Drive to contact 714-738-6815. Once available, more details will be provided.

Thousands of people are injured each year due to reckless driving. If you’re behind the wheel, pay full attention to the road and your surroundings. Do not engage in any non-driving activity which creates a potential distraction. You can help prevent an accident by abiding by all traffic laws and observing safety precautions.

If you or a family member has suffered injuries in a hit-and-run pedestrian crash, then 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 difficult time. For more accident news, click here.

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