Fatal Pedestrian Accident at Sacramento and Todhunter Avenues
WEST SACRAMENTO, CA (April 4, 2019) – An elderly man was killed after being struck by a car late Thursday afternoon in West Sacramento.
The fatal incident happened around 5:52 p.m. at the intersection of Sacramento Avenue, also known as Highway 84, and Todhunter Avenue.
According to authorities, a male pedestrian was crossing the intersection when he was struck by an unknown vehicle.
Paramedics immediately responded and rushed the injured man to a hospital, where the victim was pronounced dead. He was later identified as an 80-year-old Salvador Mejia.
Meanwhile, the driver stopped and was questioned by authorities about what happened. The driver voluntarily gave a blood sample at the scene so that authorities could rule out alcohol or drugs as factors.
The cause of the collision remains under investigation.
No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. Our deepest condolences and sympathies are with the family and friends of Salvador Mejia.
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