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Major Injury Traffic Collision- High School student hit by car

DATE: March 6, 2019

SUBJECT: Major Injury Traffic Collision

LOCATION OF OCCURRENCE: Garden Grove Blvd. / Nelson St.

DATE/TIME OF OCCURRENCE: 03/06/2019 at 8:49 A.M.

The Garden Grove Police and Fire Department were dispatched to a traffic collision that occurred in the area of Garden Grove Blvd. and Nelson St. involving a fourteen year old male pedestrian and a vehicle. The pedestrian was struck by the vehicle while walking across the street in the designated crosswalk. The male pedestrian was transported to UCI medical center where he remains in critical but stable condition. There were no passengers involved in this collision.

Members of the Garden Grove Traffic Unit responded to the scene to conduct an investigation. The driver on scene was evaluated by officers and showed no signs of impairment. The investigation is ongoing to determine the cause of the collision.

Any witnesses that may have seen the accident are asked to contact the Garden Grove Police Department’s Traffic Investigator Paul Ashby (714) 741-5823.

Prepared By: Master Officer Paul Ashby #3397

Carl Whitney, Lieutenant
Professional Standards Division / PIO
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