VALLEJO (CBS SF) — One pedestrian was killed and another was injured after a vehicle struck them Friday night in Vallejo.
An officer with the Vallejo Police Department was on routine patrol Friday night when the officer located a man in the roadway on Sonoma Boulevard, south of Lewis Brown Road.READ MORE: New Facebook Whistleblower Says Executives Shrugged as Algorithm Stoked Hate, Misinformation
Police said the man appeared to have been struck by a vehicle and was unconscious. Emergency crews responded but the man died from his injuries at the scene.
Police said the vehicle also struck a second pedestrian, a 30-year-old Vallejo man.
The second victim suffered injuries that were not life threatening and he was transported to the hospital.READ MORE: CDC Approves Wide Range of Options for COVID Boosters
The driver of the vehicle, a 47-year-old Vallejo resident, was located near the scene.
Police said it appears the pedestrians were crossing Sonoma Boulevard outside of the crosswalk and intersection when a 2008 Ford Focus struck them.
Investigators are working to determine if alcohol or drugs played a factor in the collision. Police said it does not appear the driver of the vehicle was impaired. Speed did not appear to play a factor in the collision.
Police are working to identify the victim killed in the collision.MORE NEWS: Climate Change Disrupting Natural Cycles at Drier Lake Tahoe
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