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Santa Ana Police Department

Advisory: Fatal Traffic Collision – Vehicle vs. Pedestrian

Decedent: Victim name pending identification by Coroner (82) Santa Ana

On Friday, January 18, 2019 at approximately 10:42 pm. the Santa Ana Police Department received a call of a vehicle versus pedestrian traffic collision near the intersection of Warner Avenue and S. Wright Street. Our officers responded to the area and found the pedestrian to still be down in the roadway. Orange County Fire Authority (OCFA) personnel responded and treated the pedestrian before pronouncing him deceased at the scene.

The preliminary investigation has revealed the pedestrian was standing the eastbound lanes of Warner Avenue east of Wright Street when he was struck by the vehicle which was headed east on Warner. The driver of the vehicle remained at the collision scene and is cooperating with the investigation. The driver is believed to not be under the influence of alcohol or drugs at the time of the collision. The pedestrian’s sobriety will be determined through a forensic toxicology analysis completed by the Orange County Coroner’s Office as part of the autopsy.

The Santa Ana Police Department’s Collision Investigation Unit (CIU) responded to the collision and handled the investigation. Anyone possibly having information about this collision is asked to contact 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.

2 thoughts on “An elderly man was struck by a vehicle and killed last night in Santa Ana”
  1. WtF!!! My Dad was Murdered by a white Jeep whos driver fled the scene!!! This was on Mc Fadden and Harbor!! How hard is it to find someone that has a white Jeep?! There are millions of cameras at the scene along with witnesses who saw it happen!! What the hell!!? There’s the DMV that has records of all registered driving vehicles, plus all the cameras in the direction that murderer took! Why haven’t the SAPD found this M*ther F**ker!!!?

  2. This Hit and Run Bullshit is epidemic in Santa Ana!! Nothing but a bunch of heartless, disgusting, degenerates!!

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