Raisin City Accident on Bowles Avenue Sends Pedestrian to Hospital

Raisin City Accident
Raisin City, CA: Pedestrian Hit and Seriously Injured by Vehicle on Bowles Avenue

Raisin City, California (September 2, 2021) – One person was hospitalized with serious injuries after being involved in a pedestrian accident in Raisin City Wednesday evening.

The major injury crash was reported at approximately 6:45 p.m. on Bowles Avenue near a grocery store.

As per the California Highway Patrol report, an individual was struck by a pickup truck on the roadway for reasons still under investigation.

Major Injury Raisin City Accident

The pedestrian sustained major injuries in the accident and was attended to by paramedics who responded to the scene shortly after 6:45 p.m.

The unidentified victim was then rushed to an area hospital for further medication.

Information about the involved driver was not immediately available at the report time.

The accident remains under active investigation.

Notable Pedestrian Accident Statistics According to the California Office of Traffic Safety:

  • 893 pedestrians were killed, and more than 14,000 were injured on California roadways in 2018.
  • California’s pedestrian fatality is almost 25% higher than the national average.
  • California is among the leading states in pedestrian deaths.

Safety Tips for Pedestrians

  • Make yourself visible to other road users by wearing bright colored clothes, reflector jackets, or using a flashlight when walking at night.
  • Avoid distractions such as using your phone while on the streets.
  • Cross streets on marked crosswalks and obey traffic lights.
  • Always pay attention to your surroundings.
  • Be predictable by observing all traffic rules and obeying signs and signals.

Safety Tips for Drivers

  • Look out for pedestrians, particularly in hard-to-see conditions, for example, at night and in bad weather.
  • Yield and be ready to stop whenever a pedestrian has the right-of-way.
  • Be cautious when parking or backing up – pedestrians can move across your path.
  • Observe all traffic rules.

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