Serious Injury Collision - Ash Street & Pennsylvania Avenue

NEWS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                  CONTACT: Officer Steve Braucht

DATE: 07/15/19                                                                       PHONE: (760) 839-4482

 

PREPARED BY: Lt. Scott Walters

 

On 07/15/19 at 10:00 PM, Escondido Police and Escondido Fire responded to a vehicle versus pedestrian collision on Ash Street at Pennsylvania Avenue.

 

Based on witness statements and evidence at the scene, a dark gray compact car was traveling north on Ash Street driven by a female. The vehicle had just passed Pennsylvania Avenue when it struck a pedestrian in the roadway. The driver did not stop and fled the scene. Escondido Fire Paramedics transported the 28-year-old male pedestrian to Palomar Medical Center where he was admitted with serious injuries.

The traffic investigation is ongoing and is being conducted by Officer Steve Braucht of the Escondido Police Department Traffic Division. Anyone with information regarding this investigation is encouraged to call Officer Braucht at (760) 839-4482.