Man in His 60’s Struck by Vehicle at First Street and Bristol Street in Santa Ana
SANTA ANA, CA (February 7, 2018) – A fatal pedestrian collision happened at around 6:04 AM on Wednesday at First Street and Bristol Street, killing a man in his 60’s.
Based on physical evidence and according to witness statements, the pedestrian was headed east across Bristol in the crosswalk, when he was struck. The vehicle was headed north on Bristol when it collided with the man.
The OCFA responded and briefly rendered treatment on the pedestrian, but the man was pronounced dead at the scene shortly after. The name of the deceased victim has not yet been released to the public.
A forensic toxicology analysis completed by the Orange County Coroner’s Office as part of the autopsy will determine if the pedestrian was under the influence of alcohol or drugs. The driver of the vehicle remained at the site of the crash and cooperated during the investigation. Authorities believe that the driver was not under the influence of alcohol or drugs at the time of the accident. No arrests have been made by the SAPD at this time.
Authorities had to close off all directions of the intersection after the crash. The Santa Ana Police Collision Investigations Unit responded to the scene and is still investigating the incident. Anyone with more information about this accident on First Street is urged to contact the Santa Ana Police Department, Collision Investigation Unit at (714) 245-8200.
Deepest sympathies to the family and friends of the man killed in this tragic accident.
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