Modesto Police Searching Suspect in Snyder Avenue Pedestrian Accident
Modesto, CA (November 24, 2022) On Wednesday evening, a hit-and-run collision on Thornhill Way injured a 72-year-old woman walking in the street.
Reports say that the pedestrian accident happened at about 11:30 p.m. at the intersection with Snyder Avenue.
Officials say that a white four-door sedan struck the woman head-on. Authorities say that the vehicle was occupied by a woman and a man.
After the crash, the vehicle stopped and the driver and passenger exchanged seats, then fled the scene afterward.
Good Samaritans assisted the injured woman who suffered head abrasion and complained of pain.
Police are searching for both suspects and their vehicle.
It is critical to follow all driving laws and the conditions of the road as it keeps us and everyone around us safe as we travel to our destination.
Meanwhile, according to the NHTSA, most pedestrian accidents are caused by poor visibility.
So, as pedestrians, wearing bright clothing, using the crosswalk, and using a flashlight at night are just some of the steps we can do to avoid accidents.
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Regardless of location, road accident rates increase despite the additional safety features on newer vehicle models.
Instances like the Snyder Avenue pedestrian accident are a major public health threat and a leading cause of death for people ages 5-64.
Therefore, we must be aware of what to do if we sustain injuries in a motor vehicle accident similar to the Thornhill Way hit-and-run collision.
Experiencing pain and difficulties because of other people’s negligence is a big no to us. That is why we encourage you to contact us in the event of an accident.