Girl crossing Shields Ave. struck by car in central Fresno

The Fresno BeeMarch 19, 2014 

Fresno police officers stand on Shields Avenue at the scene of a pedestrian-involved collision Wednesday morning, March 19, 2014.

JIM GUY — THE FRESNO BEE

A girl struck by a car while crossing a central Fresno street was rushed to Community Regional Medical Center early Wednesday.

Police Sgt. Alex Flores said the incident took place about 6:15 a.m. at Shields and Thorne avenues. The girl was walking on Shields Avenue from north to south when she was struck. She is reported to be in very serious condition.

Shields Avenue has reopened after being closed from Harrison to Adoline avenues as the police department's Collision Reconstruction Unit investigated the collision.

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