Merced County, CA: Pedestrian Injured in Stevinson Hit-and-Run Crash
Merced County, California (March 13, 2018): Authorities have launched an active investigation into a pedestrian hit-and-run crash in Stevinson, CA, early yesterday night, Monday, March 12, 2018. The pedestrian has been identified as 28-year-old Jack Fujii, of Hilmar, CA, but few other details have been made publicly available while the investigation remains open.
Officials believe the accident happened just after 8:00 p.m. when Fujii was struck by a red Ford Focus while west on 3rd Avenue. Fujii reportedly suffered serious injuries, including head wounds, and was transported by emergency responders to Memorial Medical Center in Modesto, CA. No updates on his condition have been provided. It is unclear whether the driver of the Ford Focus, who fled the scene of the crash, is still at large. No additional information has been provided at this time.
The Los Angeles Injury Group would like to extend our deepest sympathies to the victim and offer our prayers for his swift and complete recovery. Even in the best case scenario, the aftermath of a motor vehicle collision can impose substantial burdens on accident victims that can leave them feeling overwhelmed. It is important for such victims to know that they may be able to get relief under the civil liability laws in their state.
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