WALNUT CREEK (BCN) — A 54-year-old man died after crashing his vehicle into a sound wall and then apparently walking into the roadway of a main thoroughfare in Walnut Creek where a vehicle struck him Friday morning, a city spokeswoman said.
The crash was reported shortly after 7 a.m. in the area of Ygnacio Valley and Oak Grove roads.READ MORE: Santa Clara Shoe Store Ransacked in Late Night Smash-and-Grab Robbery
After crashing his sedan, the man got out of the car and walked into the roadway where he ended up in the path of a vehicle that struck him, city spokeswoman Betsy Burkhart said.READ MORE: COVID Omicron: Rush To Vaccinate In East Bay As New Variant Emerges
The man, identified by the Contra Costa County coroner’s office as Walnut Creek resident Adam Kao, died of his injuries a short time later and the woman whose vehicle struck him stopped at the scene and cooperated with investigators, Burkhart said.MORE NEWS: Lee Elder, 1st Black Golfer To Play Masters, Dies At Age 87
Eastbound Ygnacio Valley Road was shut down until nearly noon while police investigated the collision.