Jaywalking Pedestrian in Fresno Left Injured after Getting Struck by Vehicle
FRESNO, CA (August 11, 2021) – A pedestrian crash on Friday left a woman injured after jaywalking in an intersection in Central Fresno.
The incident occurred just after 9 P.M. near the intersection of Ashlan and Blackstone, according to the police.
In addition, investigators also pointed out that the driver attempted to swerve out of the way, but didn’t have enough time.
Afterwards, the paramedics arrived at the scene and transported the woman to a hospital with moderate injuries.
Meanwhile, the driver remained at the scene to cooperate with the investigators.
The Fresno Police are currently working to identify the circumstances surrounding the pedestrian crash.
Whether you are a driver or a pedestrian, it is important to abide by all traffic laws and observe safety precautions. If you’re behind the wheel, do your part to avoid distractions and look out for pedestrians at all times. If you’re crossing the street, do so at designated crosswalks or intersections. When walking alongside a road, remain on the sidewalk wherever possible. If there is no sidewalk, walk on the shoulder and face oncoming traffic. By obeying traffic laws and being cautious of the conditions of the road, you can help prevent an unforeseen accident and keep yourself and others safe.
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