VALLEJO (CBS SF) — The California Highway Patrol reports an unidentified man ran onto Interstate Highway 80 in Vallejo early Sunday morning and died after being hit by multiple vehicles, some of which did not stop afterwards.
At 12:36 a.m., the man was crossing from the north side of the highway to the south side, just east of the Carquinez Bridge Toll Plaza.READ MORE: Most Popular Dog And Cat Names Of 2021: Is Your Pet's Name On The List?
According to the CHP, a man identified as 36-year-old Khwaja Faisal, 36, of Vallejo was driving his Toyota Prius when he saw the pedestrian in his peripheral vision.
The pedestrian was reportedly dressed in all dark clothing, and had a cane in his hand but was running.READ MORE: COVID Omicron Variant: CDC Expands Surveillance To San Francisco International Airport
CHP officials said Faisal attempted to brake but was unable to stop in time, and hit the pedestrian. He was not arrested, according to the CHP.
Several other vehicles ran over the man after he was hit by the Prius, and only two of those subsequent vehicles stopped at the scene, according to CHP officials.
Authorities are now working to identify the man who died.MORE NEWS: San Francisco Bay Area Bridge Tolls To Jump By $1 On Jan. 1
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