Faith McQueen Hospitalized in Hit-and-Run Pedestrian Crash at U and 14th Streets
RIO LINDA, CA (March 19, 2019) – A 16-year-old suffered serious injuries Friday when a hit-and-run driver struck her at U and 14th streets.
According to reports, 16-year-old Faith McQueen suffered a fractured knee, two torn ligaments and two stretched ligaments. She anticipates surgery and physical therapy.
Per the California Highway Patrol, McQueen and several others encountered a van swerving directly toward them as they walked off the side of the road. Subsequently, the driver struck McQueen, sending her to a nearby ditch.
However, the driver failed to render aid and sped off.
Now, the family is seeking the public’s help and anyone who has surveillance footage of the accident. The CHP is investigating the crash further.
If you are driving, pay close attention to your surroundings and watch out for people who may be potentially crossing. Driving carefully and being alert can reduce the dangers of collisions. Remember to look out for trouble and never assume anyone is a safe driver.
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