1 Hospitalized after Rancho Santa Margarita Pedestrian Accident
RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, CA (December 18, 2018) – A male pedestrian was hospitalized after being struck by a vehicle while crossing a street on December 16.
The incident led the sheriff’s deputies to close an intersection near a busy shopping center for hours.
According to an Orange County Sheriff’s Department spokesman, the incident occurred at about 8:53 a.m., near the intersection of Santa Margarita Parkway and Avenida De Los Fundadores. As a result of the accdent, the man was transported to a local hospital with injuries. Lt. Ken Binning clarified that his condition is still unknown as of this time.
The responding units in the collision were the Sheriff’s deputies and Orange County firefighters.
Meanwhile, the intersection was still unavailable at about 12:50 p.m. on Sunday.
Whether you are a driver or a pedestrian, it is important to abide by all traffic laws and observe safety precautions. If you’re behind the wheel, do your part to avoid distractions and look out for pedestrians at all times. If you’re crossing the street, do so at designated crosswalks or intersections. When walking alongside a road, remain on the sidewalk wherever possible. If there is no sidewalk, walk on the shoulder and face oncoming traffic. By obeying traffic laws and being cautious of the conditions of the road, you can help prevent an unforeseen accident and keep yourself and others safe.
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