Woman Hospitalized after Santa Rosa Pedestrian Crash on North Dutton Avenue
SANTA ROSA, CA (September 14, 2019) — A woman suffered serious injuries Monday night in a pedestrian crash on North Dutton Avenue.
The Santa Rosa police said a northbound vehicle struck the woman while she was crossing North Dutton Avenue at about 7:45 p.m. In addition, the area is north of West 8th Street.
The pedestrian sustained major injuries as a result of the crash. First responders took her to Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital.
On the other hand, the driver remained at the scene and cooperated with the investigation.
The police did not suspect that the driver was under the influence of alcohol or drugs. However, distraction may have been a factor. In addition, reports indicated that he may have been using his cell phone at the time of the crash.
Meantime, the investigation is ongoing. The investigators urge anyone with information about the incident to call 707‑543‑3636.
It is important to abide by all traffic laws and observe safety precautions whether you are a driver or a pedestrian. If you’re driving, avoid distractions and look out for pedestrians at all times. If you’re a pedestrian, cross at designated crosswalks or intersections. Obeying traffic laws and being cautious of the conditions of the road can help prevent an unforeseen accident.
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