Paul Sanchez Fatal Sylmar Pedestrian Accident Astoria Street, Foothill Blvd.

 Paul Sanchez Fatal Sylmar Pedestrian Accident Astoria Street, Foothill Blvd.

Man, Woman Both Killed in Crash in Sylmar

SYLMAR, Calif. (Sept. 25, 2023) – Paul Sanchez, 38, is one of two people killed in a Sylmar pedestrian accident at Astoria Street and Foothill Boulevard.

A driver struck him as he pushed a woman in a wheelchair across the street at the intersection. The unidentified woman also died in the collision.

The deadly crash occurred at 7:55 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 21st, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

LAPD officers responded to the intersection and spoke with the 35-year-old motorist who stopped following the deadly crash.

The driver of a Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck told police he was driving southbound on Foothill Boulevard when the car hit the two pedestrians in the roadway, according to a report by The Patch.

Paul Sanchez suffered major injuries and died at the scene. The woman he was pushing in a wheelchair was transported to a hospital where she later died.

Investigators continue to work on the case to determine fault for the pedestrian accident.

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Source: LAPD, The Patch

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