Pedestrian Accident Injures Teen Near Atwater
Pedestrian Accident Injures Teen Near Atwater — A pedestrian accident in Atwater left a teenager injured on November 5, 2018. The accident occurred at the intersection of Bellevue Road and Seventh Street. A 17-year-old girl was riding her skateboard northbound through the intersection with two friends. While skateboarding in the crosswalk, the girl was struck by an oncoming pickup truck. The impact of the collision caused the teen to suffer moderate pelvic injuries and lacerations to her hands and arms. Medical personnel transported the girl to the Valley Children’s Hospital in Madera for treatment. Officials have not yet released an update regarding her condition.