Man Hurt after Pedestrian Accident on Glen Avenue and 23rd Street
MERCED, CA (February 5, 2021) — A 77-year-old man suffered injuries after a pedestrian accident on Glen Avenue on Saturday, January 30.
Officers responded to the collision at the intersection of Glen Avenue and East 23rd Street at 7:33 a.m. Saturday.
The Merced Police Department said that officers discovered the victim down in the roadway. Paramedics airlifted him to an area hospital with major injuries.
The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene and cooperated with the authorities. Police do not believe drugs or alcohol played a role in the incident.
Merced police urge anyone who saw the collision to call Officer Paynter at 209-388-7744.
Whether you are a pedestrian or a driver, follow all traffic rules. If you’re behind the wheel, avoid distractions while driving and always look out for pedestrians. If you’re a pedestrian, cross the street at the designated crosswalk or intersection. By being cautious of the conditions of the road, you can prevent road accidents and keep yourself and others safe.
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