Pedestrian Accident on 5 Freeway Left One Fatality

SAN DIEGO, CA (December 30, 2021) – An unidentified person tragically died Sunday afternoon after a pedestrian accident on 5 Freeway.

The accident occurred just after 5:00 p.m., December 12th, on I-5 at Sampson Street.

According to the California Highway Patrol, the man died at the site after a vehicle struck him under unknown circumstances. Authorities withheld his identity pending notification of his family.

Moreover, police said there were no additional injuries recorded.

In addition, the police blocked the surrounding area for cleanup and preliminary duties.

An active investigation is still ongoing at this time. More information will be released as it becomes available.


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