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Man injured after hit and run accident in East Central Fresno

Sunday, February 16, 2014

A man was sent to the hospital after a car hit him and then took off.

It happened on Chestnut near Garland in East Central Fresno. Police received a call around 11:30 p.m. Saturday that a man was lying in the road near the intersection.

Police believe the man was attempting to cross Chestnut from the East to the West between Dakota and Garland when a vehicle travelling southbound hit him.

The man was taken to the hospital with a compound fracture to his leg and several cuts. That stretch of Chestnut can be dark at night and police are warning pedestrians walking in the area to be extra careful.

Fresno police are still looking for the driver who hit the man.

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