Thu. Jun 13th, 2024

On January 17, 2023, at approximately 5:55 A.M., the Santa Ana Police Department received multiple calls regarding a female pedestrian down in traffic lanes of the 2800 block W. 1st Street.

Officers from the Santa Ana Police Department responded to the scene, where they located the pedestrian in the roadway. Orange County Fire Authority also responded to the scene, declaring the pedestrian deceased.

Based upon the preliminary investigation, it is believed the pedestrian was crossing 1st Street when a vehicle traveling west on 1st Street struck her. The vehicle involved in this collision remained at the scene, and the driver cooperated with officers. Alcohol is not believed to be a factor in this collision. However, the cause of the collision remains under investigation.

The Santa Ana Police Department’s Collision Investigations Unit (CIU) is investigating this incident. Anyone with information is asked to contact Investigator K. Briley at (714) 245-8215 or the Santa Ana Police Department’s Traffic Division at (714) 245-8200.

By Editor

The New Santa Ana blog has been covering news, events and politics in Santa Ana since 2009.

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