“Hit and Run Pedestrian Collision”
FALLBROOK, CALIFORNIA (February 20, 2017) – A 3-year-old girl was involved in a hit-and-run collision on Vanita Street Monday evening, according to the California Highway Patrol. (map)
The accident occurred at approximately 9:06 p.m. The 3-year-old girl was standing in front of her home at 910 Vanita Street, when the driver of a light colored SUV collided with the girl. The neighborhood is a small area, largely populated, poorly paved and little to no street lights.
The little girl sustained cuts to her neck and head. The little girl was transported to the Fallbrook Fire Station and then immediately airlifted to Rady Children’s hospital, where the little girl is recuperating from the non-life threatening injuries.
Witnesses of the collision stated the light colored vehicle had no license plates and the car did not stop. However, continued to travel northbound on Vanita Street. Witnesses were not able to give a description of the driver. An investigation is ongoing to the determine if there are other witnesses that may have seen the accident and possible identify the driver of the SUV.
“According to experts drivers are responsible the majority of the time for pedestrian accidents. These collisions occur when drivers are careless and fail to yield in a crosswalk or when they turn right on a red light without looking out for a pedestrian,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm, a California pedestrian accident and personal injury law firm.”
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