Man Injured in Pedestrian Accident on Walnut Avenue [Visalia, CA]
Pedestrian Seriously Injured in Crash on Walnut Street
VISALIA, CA (January 19, 2020) – A man suffered injuries in a pedestrian accident on Walnut Avenue, late Sunday evening.
According to the Visalia Police Department, the incident happened near Shirk Road. The man was walking in the roadway on Walnut Avenue when a 2017 Honda Civic hit him.
Emergency responders rushed the pedestrian to a local hospital with major injuries. Updates on his current condition remain undisclosed. Meanwhile, the driver of the vehicle remained and cooperated with investigators.
Officers ruled out alcohol and drugs as factors in the crash. Investigators encourage witnesses to cooperate and reach out as soon as possible. Authorities will release additional information once it becomes available.
When behind the wheel, it is important to always be aware of your surroundings. Keep an eye out for pedestrians, cyclists, or any other vehicles on the road. In addition, always keep an eye out for possible road hazards and stay on guard.
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