Santa Ana: Police Close Main Street After Pedestrian Is Fatally Struck By Vehicle

01.26.2023 | 2:30 PM | SANTA ANA – A pedestrian died after being struck by a vehicle prompting a road closure that lasted hours, Thursday afternoon.

The crash occurred in the 900 block of North Main Street when a black Chevrolet Camaro traveling southbound struck a pedestrian crossing the street around 2:30 PM.

When authorities arrived they found an approximately 30-year-old male down in the roadway and initiated life-saving measured while rushing him to an area hospital. Despite their efforts hospital staff later was pronounced deceased the pedestrian deceased..

The driver of the Chevrolet stopped at the scene and was cooperating with law enforcement during an investigation that prompted the closure of all lanes of North Main Street between 8th and 10th streets for hours.

The circumstances surrounding the deadly crash remain under investigation and anyone with information is urged to contact Cpl. N Quinones at (714) 245-8216 or the Santa Ana Police Department’s Traffic Division at (714) 245-8200.

Anonymous tips can be submitted through the Orange County Crime Stoppers by calling (855) TIP-OCCS or by visiting their website at

Junior Martinez

Junior joined the County News Service team in 2021 covering a variety of breaking news stories from fires to crashes and protests. As a Southern California native Junior excels in locating and responding to breaking news events.