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Pedestrian sent to hospital after Indio collision


A pedestrian was sent to the hospital Tuesday afternoon after being struck by a vehicle in Indio.

The collision was reported at the intersection of Fred Waring Drive and Burr Street at 1:20 p.m. Responding officers found an adult male lying in the roadway next to a White Nissan. The pedestrian was taken to an area hospital by an Indio Fire Department/CAL FIRE ambulance with unknown injuries.

The driver remained on scene and is cooperating with the investigation.

No additional injuries were reported.

A stretch of Fred Waring Drive between Burr Street and Madison Street was blocked off for eastbound as of 3 p.m. Westbound traffic was not affected.

"The Indio Police Department is asking for anyone who has information regarding this traffic accident investigation to please call the Indio Police Department at (760) 391-4057, or call Coachella Valley Crime Stoppers at (760) 341-STOP with anonymous information," read IPD's release on the incident.

The investigation is being handled by the Indio Police Traffic Team.

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