[04-24-2024] San Joaquin County, CA – 31-Year-Old Man Seriously Injured After Pedestrian Vs. Vehicle Crash Near Tracy

Published May 1, 2024

[04-24-2024] 31-Year-Old Man Seriously Injured After Pedestrian Vs. Vehicle Crash Near TracyA 31-year-old man was seriously injured after a pedestrian vs. vehicle crash near Tracy on Wednesday evening, April 24, 2024.

According to the California Highway Patrol, the incident happened at about 8:50 p.m. along Bethany Road west of Reeve Road.

CHP stated that the pedestrian was attempting to cross Bethany from the north shoulder of the roadway when he was struck by a westbound vehicle, a 2021 Subaru. The impact of the collision threw the man back to the north shoulder with major injuries. He was then transported to San Joaquin General Hospital for treatment.

The Subaru driver, later identified as a 36-year-old man from Stockton, was reportedly uninjured and remained at the scene to cooperate with the authorities. CHP has since ruled out the possibility of drug or alcohol impairment as a factor in the incident. 

Additional details were not immediately available. Anyone with information is asked to contact the CHP and assist with the ongoing investigation.

Don’t Know What To Do After An Accident?

Your safety and rights depend on what you do next after an accident. Remember the following steps if you find yourself in one:

  • Check yourself for any injuries.
  • Stay on the scene, call 9-1-1, and wait for emergency responders.
  • Move your vehicle to the road shoulder if safe; turn on hazard lights.
  • Fully cooperate with law enforcement and stay until cleared to leave.
  • Document the scene and injuries with photos and videos.
  • Seek immediate medical attention.
  • Contact your insurance company and find a personal injury lawyer for legal advice.

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