On Monday, April 26th, 2021 at 10:28 PM, the Santa Ana Police Department received several calls of a male down in the roadway at the intersection of Harbor Boulevard and 1st Street. Officers responded to the area and found a male down in the roadway suffering major injuries.
Orange County Fire Authority personnel responded and began to treat the male at the scene. The male was transported to an area hospital for further treatment where he was subsequently pronounced deceased by hospital personnel.
The preliminary investigation has revealed the male pedestrian was crossing 1st Street just east of Harbor Blvd. when he was struck by the vehicle which was headed west on 1st Street. The motorist who was operating the vehicle remained at the scene and cooperated with the investigation. Alcohol does not appear to be a factor in the collision.
The Santa Ana Police Department’s Collision Investigations Unit (CIU) is handling the investigation. Anyone possibly having information about this collision is asked to contact Inv. L. Bao at (714) 245-8223 or the Santa Ana Police Department’s Traffic Division at (714) 245-8200.