Pedestrian Injured in Hit-and-Run on Pacific Coast Highway [Long Beach, CA]
One Hospitalized after Pedestrian Accident near Cherry Avenue
LONG BEACH, CA (December 14, 2022) – Thursday evening, one pedestrian sustained injuries in a hit-and-run on Pacific Coast Highway.
The crash happened shortly before 6:25 p.m., near Cherry Avenue. Emergency crews responded to the scene shortly after.
For reasons under investigation, the driver of a vehicle struck a pedestrian crossing the street and immediately fled the scene without contacting authorities.
Due to the impact of the collision, the pedestrian suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to a nearby hospital.
Meanwhile, Pacific Coast Highway between Cherry and Gardenia Avenue was blocked for 30 minutes during cleanup and preliminary duties. No information was provided and police are still continuing the investigation.
It is the driver’s responsibility to ensure the safety of their passengers and everyone around them. When behind the wheel, always abide by all traffic laws and follow the conditions of the road. Drive defensively and always be aware of the unique risks of operating a vehicle. Do not resort to speeding and taking shortcuts as these frequently lead to an accident that can completely change a person’s life.
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