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Pedestrian Injured in Hit-and-Run Collision on College Town Drive in Sacramento

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Sacramento, CA (June 13, 2024) – A pedestrian was injured in a hit-and-run accident that took place near 7901 College Town Drive, Sacramento. The incident happened on the westbound side of Highway 50, just east of Watt Avenue. Sacramento Fire Department units arrived on scene at 4:32 PM to provide emergency aid. The victim was transported from the scene to a local hospital from a nearby Chevron station for further medical treatment.

The incident caused interruptions in the flow of traffic while authorities worked at the scene. Details about the pedestrian’s condition or the identity of the fleeing driver have not yet been made available. Sacramento Police are now investigating the events that led up to the collision. The authorities are urging anyone with information about the incident to come forward to assist in their ongoing investigation.

This incident is one of several recent collisions involving pedestrians on California’s roadways. Pedestrian safety has been a growing concern, as such accidents often result in serious injuries or fatalities. Local officials are continually working on measures to improve road safety for all users, particularly the most vulnerable like pedestrians and cyclists.

Authorities remind all drivers about the importance of remaining vigilant, obeying speed limits, and staying attentive to the road to help prevent such unfortunate occurrences. In the event of an accident, drivers are also reminded of their legal obligation to stop and provide assistance, as well as exchange information, as required by law.

Source: Local Accident Reports