SANTA ANA (CBSLA.com) — A pedestrian was killed Sunday evening in Santa Ana after being struck by a hit-and-run driver.
Authorities said the accident happened around 6:30 p.m.READ MORE: Federal Court Strikes Down Judge’s Order To Provide Housing To All Skid Row Homeless
The accident occurred on Fairview, between McFadden and Edinger, according to Desmond Shaw, reporting in Sky9.
As of 9:30 pm. he said officials were still waiting for the coroner to arrive on scene.READ MORE: Smokey Southland Skies Caused By Wildfires Burning In Northern And Central California Spur Air Quality Concerns
The suspect is believed to have caused another accident to the north and east on the 1900 block of Chestnut Street in Santa Ana. Shaw reported the suspect’s vehicle hit a light pole. It was unclear if another vehicle was involved in the second accident.
Shaw said the suspect was still at large and police “clearly have their hands full with this one.”
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