07.02.2022 | 9:30 PM | GARDEN GROVE – A pedestrian died on a freeway after being hit by a passing motorist, Saturday night.
A caller reported the male pedestrian was walking near the center divider of the eastbound SR-22 Freeway, just west of Brookhurst Street, around 8:56 PM, according to a California Highway Patrol incident log
Moments later, around 8:59 PM, a vehicle struck the pedestrian who came to rest in the slow lane, the log and radio traffic indicated.
Medics were dispatched to the scene but the pedestrian was ultimately pronounced deceased on the freeway.
It was unclear why the pedestrian was walking on the freeway at the time of the collision.
Three lanes of the eastbound SR-22 Freeway were expected to remain closed at Magnolia Street for several hours while authorities investigated the incident.