Pedestrian hit by vehicle in Merced Friday night, police say

Major Injury Collision Vehicle vs Pedestrian

Merced Police is investigating a collision involving a vehicle and a pedestrian in Merced Friday night.

Officers responded to the area of East 21st Street and G street at sound 10:29 for reports of a vehicle vs a pedestrian.

The pedestrian sustained major injuries and has been transported to an area trauma center.

The driver of the vehicle involved remained at the scene and is cooperative with investigators. At this time, alcohol and drugs do not appear to be a contributing factor.

Please select an alternate route if you expect to travel through this area. The eastbound and westbound lanes of East 21st are blocked off. Northbound G Street has been reduced to one lane.

If you have any information on this incident please contact the Merced Police Department.

Merced Police are asking anyone with information regarding this incident to contact Officer Myles Richter at (209) 385-6905 or by email at

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