Man Injured in Sacramento Pedestrian Accident at 65th Street and Stockton Boulevard

Sacramento Pedestrian Accident
Sacramento, CA: Pedestrian Struck, Injured by Vehicle at 65th Street and Stockton Boulevard

Sacramento, California (September 12, 2021) – A pedestrian was injured after being struck by a vehicle Friday afternoon at an intersection in Sacramento, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The pedestrian crash happened at around 4:50 p.m. Friday, September 10, at the intersection of 65th Street and Stockton Boulevard.

CHP said the pedestrian was hit by a red sedan at the Sacramento intersection.

The pedestrian, whose name was not immediately disclosed, was taken to a nearby hospital with minor injuries.

Further details about the crash were not immediately provided.

An investigation into the crash is ongoing.

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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