Pedestrian Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (Sept. 11, 2023) – A fatal hit-and-run pedestrian accident happened Sunday night at Springdale Street and Heil Avenue in Huntington Beach.
A suspect in an unknown vehicle reportedly struck the victim riding a bicycle around 10:45 p.m. on Sept. 10th, according to the Huntington Beach Police Department.
The report stated the person may have been riding in the northbound bicycle lane on Springdale Street at the time of the collision, but that has not been confirmed.
The unidentified motorist fled the scene after hitting the person in the roadway. The collision was the last of three reported hit-and-run collisions last night involving pedestrians on bicycles. The first occurred around 10 p.m. as a person rode their bicycle in a crosswalk at Warner Avenue and Edwards Street. The cyclist suffered minor injuries. The motorist fled the scene.
Meanwhile, around 10:30 p.m., a man riding a bicycle at Brad Drive and Edwards Street was struck by a motorist. Police say the suspect of “a vehicle intentionally sideswiped him before fleeing the scene,” police said. That person suffered minor injuries and was treated at the scene.
The final bicyclist hit on Springdale Street suffered fatal injuries and died at the scene shortly after the crash.
Investigators are working to determine fault for the pedestrian accident on Springdale Street.
The pedestrian fatality on Springdale Street happened less than an hour after an earlier one at 10 p.m. on Beach Boulevard north of Speer Drive. The driver in that crash stopped and cooperated with police.
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