SANTA ROSA (CBS SF) — A man was found lying on a roadway with life-threatening wounds to his head Friday night in Santa Rosa, according to police.

Santa Rosa police received a report of a man lying in the 1400 block of Peterson Road at about 9 p.m.

Upon arrival, police and medical personnel found a man in his 60s lying partially in the roadway unconscious, police said.

The man was taken to a local hospital for medical treatment.

Police closed down a portion of Peterson Road for the investigation until about 2:45 a.m.

While police have not determined a cause for the man’s injuries, a white car occupied by two males were reportedly seen in the area at the time of the incident.

Police believe the man had left his home to walk to the store when he suffered the injuries.

The man’s name has not been released due to the nature of the investigation, according to police.

Anyone with information regarding the case is urged to contact Santa Rosa police at (707) 543-3600.

(Copyright 2012 by CBS San Francisco and Bay City News Service. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)


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