Man Hurt in Fresno Pedestrian Crash on Griffith Way
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FRESNO, CA (October 4, 2021) — A man suffered critical injuries in a pedestrian accident on Griffith Way at Blackstone Avenue Friday night.
According to Fresno police, the pedestrian accident happened around 10:16 p.m. For unknown reasons, a man decided to cross a marked crosswalk against a red traffic light. Subsequently, a driver, described as a woman in her 30s, struck him as she drove through a green light
Soon after, paramedics arrived to perform life-saving efforts on the victim before transporting him to a hospital. Meanwhile, investigators examined the driver and learned that DUI did not play a factor.
At this time, the crash requires further investigation. However, any witnesses who can help the authorities should contact the department.
If you are a pedestrian or a driver, follow all road signs and traffic lights. Because these were designed to streamline traffic and keep the public safe, following them will increase your safety. Remember to look both ways before crossing and to verify that the roads are clear.
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