Long Beach (February 22, 2019) – Around 8:45 p.m. on Monday, February 18th officers responded to an accident on Pacific Avenue and West Burnett Street. When police responded they located an unconscious 63-year-old man lying in the road with a bystander performing CPR on him.
When the fire department arrived at the scene, they continued life-saving measures but, the pedestrian later past away from his injuries at a local hospital.
The investigation revealed the pedestrian was going eastbound in a marked crosswalk on Pacific Avenue and was struck by a 2003 Mercedes Benz E320 going southbound on Pacific Avenue. The driver of the Mercedes is a 41-year-old male of Long Beach. He got out of the car to help after the crash and called 9-1-1.
The pedestrian’s identity has not yet been revealed. Officials do not believe the driver was under the influence and he had a valid driver’s license with insurance. If you have any further information about this accident, please contact Long Beach police.
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Source: Orange County Breeze
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