An unidentified pedestrian was seriously hurt after getting struck by a passing vehicle in Power Inn Road on early Wednesday morning, April 28.
The accident happened at approximately 2:50 a.m. in the area of Power Inn Road and Cucamonga Avenue.
The pedestrian was reportedly struck by an unspecified vehicle at the intersection under unclear circumstances.
How the accident occurred, and the reason why it happened has not been established.
The driver that struck the pedestrian remained at the scene and willingly cooperated with local authorities.
The pedestrian was taken to an area hospital and is currently in critical condition.
Local authorities are further investigating the case.
Pedestrian Accident Statistics
Pedestrians are the most vulnerable when it comes to traffic accidents. It’s mainly because of their lack of protection and how a vehicle or a motorcycle weighs significantly more than they do, causing serious injuries upon impact.
Sadly, pedestrian accidents are not uncommon. Approximately 110,000 pedestrians are injured every year in the U.S. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 6,227 pedestrians were killed in 2018, which had a 250 increase from the previous year.
Statistics show that California is particularly dangerous for pedestrians when compared with other states. In 2018 alone, more than 14,000 were injured, while 893 people were killed due to pedestrian accidents. Pedestrian accidents are typically caused by distracted driving, speeding, intoxicated drivers, and drivers failing to yield the right way.
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