Pedestrian Hit, Injured by Car at Chicago Avenue and Ellen Avenue in Merced

Merced Pedestrian Accident
Man, 49, Injured in Merced Pedestrian Accident at Chicago and Ellen

Merced, California (July 4, 2023) – A pedestrian was seriously injured after being struck by a car in Merced County on Monday night.

The auto-pedestrian accident happened around 7:20 p.m. at the intersection of Chicago Avenue and Ellen Avenue, according to the California Highway Patrol.

A vehicle was traveling north on Chicago and was making a right turn onto Ellen Avenue when it struck the man walking eastbound across Ellen Avenue.

The pedestrian, identified only as a 49-year-old man, was seriously injured and was transported to a Modesto hospital with major injuries.

The driver of the involved vehicle was wearing a seatbelt and was unhurt.

More details about the accident were not released.

An investigation into the accident is underway.