EL CAJON, Calif. — An senior man passed away Tuesday evening after he was struck while crossing an El Cajon street in a wheelchair, authorities claimed.
Around 8: 40 p.m., the man was crossing Broadway at First Street versus a traffic signal when he was struck by an eastbound auto, claimed El Cajon cops Lt. Jason Taub. Medics dealt with the man at the scene as well as took him to a healthcare facility, where he passed away.
The motorist of the auto, a white Toyota Camry, remained at the scene as well as accepted detectives, cops claimed. Alcohol or medicines were not thought to have actually been a variable in the crash.
“We would certainly… like to advise those that stroll in the evening to follow all website traffic control gadgets, just go across the street at assigned, regulated junctions, as well as put on intense or light tinted garments for exposure,” Taub claimed.
“For those driving lorries throughout hrs of darkness, please pay additional focus to the highway as well as understand pedestrians that might be crossing.”