1 Hospitalized after Torrance Pedestrian Accident
TORRANCE, CA (May 13, 2019) – A pedestrian sustained major injuries in a collision with a vehicle on Pacific Coast Highway on May 11.
The authorities responded to the area just before 2:00 a.m. A Ford Fusion was traveling westbound on Pacific Coast Highway at Calle Mayor on a green light. After that, a pedestrian attempted to cross in front of the vehicle outside of the crosswalk, police said.
Medical responders treated the 34-year-old Torrance man at the scene. However, they brought him to a hospital with major injuries, Torrance Police Sgt. Ron Harris added.
The 58-year-old female Redondo Beach driver didn’t suffer any injuries.
As a result of the crash, westbound lanes of Pacific Coast Highway and southbound lanes of Calle Mayor remained closed until about 5:00 a.m.
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