1 Dead in Long Beach Pedestrian Accident on Pacific Avenue
LONG BEACH, CA (May 19, 2020) – Early Sunday morning, a male pedestrian crawling across the street was killed in a hit-and-run on Pacific Avenue.
According to the Long Beach Police Department, the pedestrian was crawling east and west, attempting to cross the number one and two lanes of northbound Pacific Avenue.
Unfortunately, a white sedan, probably a Nissan, struck him. The police later confirmed that the said vehicle was in the number one lane.
“After the collision, the vehicle continues northbound (on) Pacific Avenue without stopping to render aid to the pedestrian and turns eastbound on Sixth Street,” police added.
Emergency Response to Scene
The officers responded at 3:54 a.m. to Pacific Avenue and Fifth Street.
Paramedics also came to the crash scene to save the injured pedestrian lying in the number two lane of northbound Pacific Avenue.
The medical responders then transported the victim to an area hospital, where he later succumbed to his injuries.
Due to a lack of details, the events leading up to the collision remain unclear.
As the Long Beach police collision investigation detectives continue to seek information, they are urging the public’s help and encourages anyone who witnessed the incident to contact them at 562-570-7355.
To the bereaved family of the person who passed in the hit-and-run on Pacific Avenue, our hearts go out to you in your time of sorrow.
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