Pedestrian Accident on Shaw Avenue Sends Man to Hospital
FRESNO, CA (February 3, 2021) – A man in his 50s was hospitalized Tuesday, January 19 after a pedestrian accident on Shaw Avenue, authorities said.
According to authorities, the man was walking in the roadway on the westbound lanes of Shaw Avenue between Brawley and Marty avenues pushing a wheelchair when he was struck by the mirror on a FAX utility truck.
The impact sent the man down into the roadway, causing him significant injuries. Arriving paramedics transported him to Community Regional Medical Center in critical condition.
The driver of the truck stayed at the scene and cooperated with authorities.
It is still unknown if drugs or alcohol played a factor in the crash, which remains under investigation.
When approaching an intersection or a marked crosswalk, reduce your speed and look out for pedestrians crossing. Pay attention to traffic lights and road signs. Avoid distractions and always practice defensive driving.
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