Pedestrian directing traffic for a big rig is hit by an SUV


An accident investigation is underway after an SUV hit a pedestrian Friday night.

It happened in the area of Alta Avenue and Huntsman – Southeast of Reedley.  According to the California Highway Patrol, a person was standing in the roadway trying to stop traffic so a big rig could back into a property.

He was hit by a Dodge Caravan and the driver stayed at the scene.  The person was airlifted to Community Regional Medical Center in Fresno.  There is no word on his condition at this time.

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July 23 2021 05:30 pm

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