Man Chased Ball and Struck at the 1900 block of Morena Boulevard
PALM SPRINGS, CA (June 23, 2018)– A man was critically injured in a pedestrian collision on N Indian Canyon Drive, Saturday night.
PSPD Officers arrived at the scene after receiving a report about a traffic collision at around 9:16 PM. A male pedestrian was struck by a vehicle at the 1100 block of N Indian Canyon Drive, and the initial investigation revealed that a GMC SUV was driving southbound when the crash happened. It was found that the pedestrian was outside a crosswalk and was walking westbound across N Indian Canyon Drive when he was struck.
The victim sustained major injuries and was transported to a local hospital. The male driver of the GMC SUV was not injured and is cooperating with the investigation.
The PSPD Traffic Unit was involved in the investigation. Thus far, authorities do not consider drugs or alcohol to be involved in the collision.
Northbound and southbound lanes on N Indian Canyon between Tachevah Drive and Mel Avenue needed to be shut down to traffic for several hours after the collision. Anyone who has more information about the crash us urged to call the PSPD Traffic Unit at (760) 323-8125.
It is important to always be on the lookout in an area with pedestrians, especially if you are at an area with intersections. And if you are a pedestrian, stay alert, keep away from the roadway, and look out for incoming vehicles. By obeying traffic laws and being cautious of your surroundings, you can prevent unforeseen accidents and keep yourself and others safe.
If you or a loved one was injured in a pedestrian accident, contact the experienced auto accident lawyers at Sweet Law Group. We promise to work for you, until we achieve the proper compensation and justice that you and your family deserve. Call our offices at (800) 203-3061 for a free consultation with a legal professional in your area. We can also be contacted 24 hours a day/ 7 days a week by email, online chat, and text message.