On Friday, March 10, 2017, a hit-and-run car collision injured two people, in southeast Fresno. The pedestrian accident took place at Orange and Butler avenues, during the evening hours.
An 18-year-old and a 9-year-old girl were walking in a marked crosswalk at the intersection of Butler and Orange. As the pedestrians crossed the street, they were hit by a dark-colored Toyota or Scion vehicle.
photograph by abc30
The victims suffered injuries and were taken to a local hospital for treatment. They are expected to recover.
Even though the driver may never be identified, the family of the victims may have a valid uninsured motorist claim under their own insurance policy.