1 Hospitalized in Merced Hit-and-Run Accident on Ashby Road near Cooper Avenue
MERCED, CA (May 11, 2021) – Monday morning, a pedestrian sustained injuries in a hit-and-run crash on Ashby Road near Cooper Avenue.
According to Merced Police Department, the incident happened at around 1:13 a.m. Furthermore, it occurred in the area of Ashby Road, east of Cooper Avenue.
Upon their arrival, responders found the 35-year-old male pedestrian. His injuries fit the sign of being hit by a vehicle. Also, the victim said that the suspect vehicle struck him as he walked eastbound on Ashby Road.
Afterward, responders transported the victim to a Modesto-area hospital with critical injuries.
Also, officials said that the suspect vehicle fled the scene on westbound Ashby Road.
Maximizing Safety on the Road
There are plenty of ways to maximize your safety on the road. Some noteworthy tips include keeping a steady and safe speed when traveling, leaving enough road space behind the driver in front of you, and paying attention to your surrounding.
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