Juvenile Injured in Pedestrian Accident at Van Ness Avenue and Sunset Street [Coalinga, CA]
Injuries Reported After Coalinga Pedestrian Accident at Van Ness Avenue and Sunset Street
COALINGA, CA (January 20, 2020) — A juvenile was injured in a pedestrian accident at Van Ness Avenue and Sunset Street in Coalinga on Thursday.
As per the Coalinga Police Department, a vehicle was making a left turn from Sunset Street onto Van Ness Avenue when it hit the victim.
First responders took the juvenile to Valley Children’s Hospital with minor injuries.
The police determined the minor was walking in a marked crosswalk when the collision happened. However, the investigation is ongoing. They asked Anyone with information to call the Coalinga Police Department’s Public Safety Dispatch Center at (559) 935-1525.
Meantime, the Coalinga police officers remind the public to use extreme caution, especially in school areas. They said that the public can expect increased traffic enforcement in said areas.
Whether you are a driver or a pedestrian, it is important to abide by all traffic laws and observe safety precautions. 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. When walking alongside a road, remain on the sidewalk wherever possible. If there is no sidewalk, walk on the shoulder and face oncoming traffic.
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