Driver with Suspended License Hits Dog Walker and Pet on Cabernet Street in Los Banos
LOS BANOS, CA (October 29, 2019) – A 20-year-old Los Banos man and a dog were badly injured when they were struck by a car Tuesday afternoon.
The crash happened around 4:21 p.m. near the intersection of Cabernet Street and Birchwood Avenue.
According to police, the man was walking three dogs west across Cabernet Street. A vehicle turning left onto Cabernet Street from Birchwood Avenue then hit the pedestrian and ran over one of the dogs.
As a result, the man suffered a possible head injury but conscious. Paramedics rushed him to Memorial Hospital in Los Banos for treatment.
The dog suffered bad injures. As a result, officials transported the dog to a local veterinarian. However, the dog’s condition is not immediately available as of Wednesday morning.
The vehicle’s driver, 35-year-old Cynthia Ureno Carlos of Los Banos, was inattentive while driving and she was cited for driving on a suspended license.
No alcohol or drugs are suspected to be involved in the crash. Further investigation is underway.
As drivers, always make sure to follow all rules of the road. As you approach intersections, be sure to scan for cross traffic and be aware of pedestrians or even pets that may enter the roadway. Always take mindful steps towards making the roads safer for everyone.
If you have been injured in a pedestrian accident, we urge you to contact the Sweet Lawyers to assist you in filing a personal injury claim. Our job is to support you during this difficult time and help you recover everything you are entitled to including medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering and other damages. We have several office locations throughout Northern and Southern California. For a free consultation, please call us at (800) 674 7852.