Thursday, December 19, 2013

News Release: Automobile vs. Pedestrian Fatal Collision

Incident: Traffic Collision, Automobile vs. Pedestrian
Date and Time of Release: December 18, 2013, 7:40 p.m.

The Arcadia Police Department had officers respond to the intersection of Santa Anita Avenue and La Sierra Drive at approximately 5:36 p.m. on December 18, 2013. They were investigating the report of a traffic collision, involving a pedestrian.

The automobile was traveling southbound in the number two lane of Santa Anita Avenue. The driver is a 36-year-old female resident of Monterey Park. The pedestrian was struck while walking in the number two lane of southbound Santa Anita Avenue. The driver stopped at the scene of the collision. Arcadia Paramedics treated the pedestrian at the scene but, unfortunately, he succumbed to his injuries. The pedestrian was an 83-year-old male resident of West Covina.

The investigation is being conducted by the Arcadia Police Department Detective Bureau’s Major Accident Investigation Team. Anyone with information related to this case is asked to call the Arcadia Police Department at (626)574-5150. You can also submit crime tips and information via text, phone, or web to LA Regional Crime Stoppers, 800-222-TIPS (8477).

Robert T. Guthrie, Chief of Police

By: Lieutenant Mike Castro
Operations Division

Refer Case #13-6100

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