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Hit-and-Run Pedestrian Accident Injures Teen in Porterville, on Avenue 196

February 12, 2018- A pedestrian collision took place in Porterville, on Monday.  The Tulare County hit-and-run vehicle crash happened on Avenue 196, at about 6:15 PM.

A male driver of an automobile was eastbound on Avenue 196.  At that time a 14-year-old girl was crossing the roadway at Road 230.


The red sedan struck the pedestrian and then fled the scene.

The victim suffered major injuries.  She was airlifted to Kaweah Delta Medical Center, in Visalia.

The suspect has yet to be apprehended.

Even though the driver may never be identified, the family of the victim may have a valid uninsured motorist claim under their own insurance policy. Please give me a call, Attorney John Rozier or reach the firm online. 559-713-0159 in Visalia, on Caldwell Avenue.