Santa Ana

One killed, one hurt by car

ONE PERSON was killed and another critically injured Saturday night when struck by a car in Santa Ana when walking in the street (Shutterstock).

One pedestrian was killed and another critically injured when struck by an automobile Saturday night in Santa Ana.

According to the SAPD, the accident took place in the area of 4725 West 1st Street. Police were summoned at 8:27 p.m. and upon arrival – along with the Orange County Fire Authority – found two pedestrians in the street. One was declared dead at the scene and the other taken to a local hospital in critical condition.

After investigation, police believe the pedestrians were crossing 1st Street when a vehicle traveling west on 1st struck them. The vehicle remained at the scene and the driver cooperated with police.

Alcohol is not believed to have played a role in the collision and the cause of the accident remains under investigation.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Investigator J. Correal at (714) 245-8215 or the SAPD Traffic Division at (714) 245-8200.


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