Pedestrian Seriously Hurt in UC Riverside Campus Accident
Riverside, CA (April 23, 2022) On Friday, a man sustained major injuries in a pedestrian collision on Blaine Street.
The Riverside Police Department (RPD) says that a southbound 2007 Chevrolet pickup struck the victim at around 8:20 p.m. at the intersection with Iowa Avenue.
Moreover, the accident happened near the UC Riverside campus.
Police say that a 20-year-old Moreno Valley resident was driving the pickup and he did not sustain any injuries.
The driver stopped and did not leave the scene.
Paramedics took the victim to Riverside Community Hospital, the victim was listed in critical condition.
RPD is investigating the collision and has not arrested anyone.
When driving, it is important to follow all driving laws and the conditions of the road. If you see any vehicle or driver that looks dangerous, keep your distance. If you see a vehicle weaving in and out of the lanes, following too closely, or traveling at a higher rate of speed, move over a few lanes and get out of their way.
Drive defensively to ensure the safety of surrounding vehicles, drivers, and pedestrians.
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