One woman is dead and another seriously injured in two accidents that happened Tuesday night and Wednesday morning in Huntington Beach.
A woman was hospitalized with major injuries early Wednesday morning after a traffic accident near Marina High School in Huntington Beach. One driver was ejected from her vehicle, according to police
According to police, the crash occurred at Edinger Avenue and Springdale Street around 3:30 a.m. A power pole was knocked down and the intersection was shut down in all directions for several hours. Drivers were rerouted around the scene of the accident.
Those dropping off students at the high school were advised to proceed south on Springdale and enter off Marina Viking Way.
In a separate incident on Tuesday night, a woman died after a traffic collision in the area of Pacific Coast Highway and Newland Street. Police say that the incident took place around 8:38 p.m.
They believe that a 2006 Toyota Sienna traveling west of PCH struck a woman walking north in the intersection with Newland. The driver, an 81-year-old man from Seal Beach, stayed at the scene and cooperated with police.
The pedestrian, identified initially only as a 46-year-old resident of Huntington Beach, was treated at the scene by paramedics and then taken to UCI Medical Center in Orange where she died of her injuries.
Anyone with information about this collision is asked to contact Huntington Beach Police Accident Investigator Joshua Page at (714) 536-5670 or Investigator Van Meter at (714) 536-5666.
During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to (714) 960-8825.
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