LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — A man has died Sunday due to injuries sustained while walking along a freeway in the downtown area.
According to California Highway Patrol officials, the victim was walking on the right side of the Southbound Hollywood 101 Freeway around 2 a.m., just North of Beaudry Avenue.READ MORE: Power Restored On Westside After Fire At LADWP Facility Caused Outages To About 45K Customers
The man was struck multiple times and was pronounced dead on the scene.
According to witnesses, the man was walking against traffic on the right shoulder when he was struck by a black Honda Accord.
He then continued to walk against traffic, but was seen bleeding from his head.
Officers said they found the victim’s body in the far right lane of the freeway.READ MORE: Border Patrol: SUVs Loaded With Migrants Came Through Hole In Border Fence, Believed To Part Of Smuggling Operation
Authorities said the Southbound side of the freeway was shutdown.
The North to South transition roads to the Harbor 110 Freeway were also closed until just before 4:30 a.m.
It was unclear if officers had made any arrests.
Officers have not released any information regarding the victim’s identity at this time.MORE NEWS: Manhattan Beach Police Officer Charged With Sending Sexually Explicit Messages To Teenage Girl
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