Male Pedestrian Struck and Injured in Collision near Santa Maria Way

SANTA MARIA, CA (July 1 2022) – One man was hospitalized Friday afternoon, after a pedestrian accident on Highway 101.

The incident happened shortly before 4:00 p.m., along the northbound lanes of the freeway near Santa Maria Way.

According to reports, the driver of a passing vehicle struck the man on the road. However, further circumstances surrounding the incident remain unclear.

Medical personnel arrived and transported the male pedestrian to a nearby hospital for further treatment. Although, authorities have not yet released his name or place of residency.

Santa Maria Officials reopened the northbound lanes of Highway 101 following cleanup and preliminary duties. At this time, no further details have been made public.

At this time, the California Highway Patrol continues to investigate the pedestrian accident on Highway 101.

Whether you are a driver or a pedestrian, it is important to abide by all traffic laws and observe safety precautions. If you’re behind the wheel, do your part to avoid distractions and look out for pedestrians at all times. If you’re crossing the street, do so at designated crosswalks or intersections. When walking alongside a road, remain on the sidewalk wherever possible. If there is no sidewalk, walk on the shoulder and face oncoming traffic. By obeying traffic laws and being cautious of the conditions of the road, you can help prevent an unforeseen accident and keep yourself and others safe.


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