On Sunday, October 13th, 2019 at approximately 5:20 am., the Santa Ana Police Department (SAPD) received several calls of a vehicle vs. bicycle traffic collision at the intersection of Main Street and Warner Avenue. Officers responded to the area and found a male down in the roadway in the middle of the intersection with visible head trauma. Orange County Fire Authority (OCFA) personnel responded and began to treat the male before he was transported by CARE Ambulance to the OC Global Medical Center. The male is currently in extremely grave condition.
The preliminary investigation has revealed the male bicyclist was headed north on Main through the intersection when he was struck by a vehicle headed west on Warner. The vehicle involved in this collision fled from the scene prior to the officers’ arrival. It remains outstanding and it , along with the driver, remain unidentified. Alcohol is believed to have played a role in this collision. The collision remains under investigation.
The Santa Ana Police Department’s Collision Investigation Unit (CIU) is handling the investigation. Anyone possibly having information about this collision is asked to contact Corporal Brett Nelson at (714) 245-8208.