Driver Wanted after Hit-and-Run Accident on Martin Luther King Jr. Way in Merced
MERCED, CA (June 13, 2021) – Paramedics airlifted a Caltrans worker following a hit-and-run accident in the 1300 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Way on June 9.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the collision happened at approximately 2:49 AM.
Based on a report, the 29-year-old male Caltrans worker was setting up a cone pattern in the northbound lanes of MLK at the time of the crash. Due to unknown reasons, a vehicle traveling north along the roadway struck him. Then, the vehicle left the scene without rendering aid to the victim.
As a result, the victim sustained a broken leg in the incident. Subsequently, Riggs Ambulance Service responded to the scene and transported the man by air ambulance to a Modesto area hospital.
The Merced Police Department said the vehicle was a possible silver four-door Volkswagen sedan, possibly a 2006 to 2010 model year with damage to the driver’s side of the vehicle.
At this point, an investigation into this hit-and-run accident on Martin Luther King Jr. Way is ongoing.
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