The Fresno Bee posted a local news story on December 17 about a woman being injured in a Visalia pedestrian accident. According to the Visalia Police Department, the accident victim was crossing Jacob Street near Allen Avenue when a vehicle struck her. The driver of the vehicle remained at the accident. Lt. Ron Epp of the Visalia Police Department said that drugs or alcohol do not appear to be a factor in the Visalia pedestrian accident. The accident victim was transported to Kaweah Delta Medical Center before being transported to Community Regional Medical Center in Fresno. She is reported to be in critical condition. The Fresno Bee also reported that the pedestrian was not using the crosswalk when the accident occurred.