Santa Ana: Pedestrian Running On Freeway Killed In Crash

09.11.2022 | 9:18 PM | SANTA ANA – A pedestrian that was reportedly running in lanes on a freeway was killed in a collision, Sunday night.

The collision involving a pedestrian was reported on the southbound I-5 Freeway near the 17th Street on ramp around 9:18 PM.

A driver in a white Toyota Camry reported they they saw the pedestrian run from the right shoulder towards the center divider just before the deadly crash, according to a California Highway Patrol incident log.

That driver remained on scene although it was unclear their vehicle collided with the pedestrian.

Medics located the pedestrian down in lanes and pronounced them deceased.

All southbound lanes of the I-5 Freeway were closed with traffic being directed off at 17th Street until further notice.

The circumstances surrounding the incident, including the identity of the decedent, are being investigated.

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