06.21.2022 | 11:29 PM | SANTA ANA – A man was killed in an apparent hit-and-run crash after being struck by two vehicles, late Tuesday night.
The male pedestrian was reported down in lanes on South Bristol Street near West Central Avenue around 11:30 PM.
First responders found the victim suffering from injuries after being struck by a motor vehicle and pronounced him deceased on scene.
Initial reports indicate the pedestrian was in the roadway when a southbound vehicle struck him. While downed a second vehicle is believed to have struck the pedestrian.
Police said that one of the drivers that struck the pedestrian remained on scene and was cooperating with law enforcement. The other driver believed to be apparently fled the scene and was being sought by law enforcement.
No description of the second vehicle was immediately available.
The driver that remained on scene was not believed to have been impaired by alcohol, police said.
All lanes of South Bristol Street between West Hemlock Way and Warner Avenue were expected to remain closed until further notice while police investigated the apparent hit-and-run crash.
Anyone with information regarding the incident can contact Investigator J. Correal at (714) 245-8215 or the Santa Ana Police Department’s Traffic Division at (714) 245-8200.