Sacramento Accident at Howe Avenue and Arden Way Injures Pedestrian

Sacramento Accident
Sacramento, CA: Pedestrian Struck and Injured by Vehicle at Howe Avenue and Arden Way

Sacramento, California (August 17, 2021) – A pedestrian sustained minor injuries after being struck by a vehicle at an intersection in Sacramento Friday afternoon.

The minor injury crash took place in the area of Howe Avenue and Arden Way just around 2:35 p.m. on August 13.

As per the dispatch, an unidentified person was hit by a vehicle while walking on the right-hand shoulder of the highway for undetermined reasons.

Sacramento Pedestrian Accident                     

The pedestrian sustained minor injuries in the collision.

The California Highway Patrol affirmed the involved motorist stopped after the crash and rendered aid to the victim.

An investigation into the accident is underway.

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.

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