Elena Hernandez Hospitalized after Pedestrian Crash on Sacramento Street [Vallejo, CA]
Auto Versus Pedestrian Collision Near Redwood Street Injures 24-Year-Old Woman
VALLEJO, CA (September 12, 2023) – Tuesday afternoon, an unlicensed driver injured Elena Hernandez in a pedestrian crash on Sacramento Street in Vallejo.
According to the report, the collision happened around 12:00 p.m. at the intersection of Sacramento and Redwood Streets.
Surveillance footage captured a truck making a left turn and hitting the woman in the crosswalk walking to a nearby store.
Responding medical personnel transported 24-year-old Elena Hernandez to North Bay Medical Center for treatment. Based on Hernandez’s statement, she was being cautious and checking for oncoming traffic, but she failed to see the truck.
In addition, residents of the area claimed that the intersection had numerous reports of close calls and accidents. They also pointed out the signal light turns white for pedestrians to cross the street the same time it turns green for the oncoming traffic.
Authorities released the unlicensed driver after cooperating with the police and being cited for a misdemeanor. However, the family of Hernandez insists on making the driver accountable for the incident.
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