Pedestrian Crash near Marketplace Left 87-Year-Old Woman Dead

IRVINE, CA (July 24, 2023) – Saturday night, Maria Sercas died in a pedestrian versus auto accident on Irvine Boulevard. Officers responded to the crash around 7:45 p.m., just north of Marketplace. According to reports, a Jeep Wrangler struck 87-year-old Sercas in the roadway for reasons unknown. First responders arrived to provide aid but unfortunately pronounced Sercas dead at the scene. Moreover, the driver of the Jeep did stop to cooperate with authorities. Police do not suspect alcohol or drugs played a factor in the collision, however, an active investigation is currently underway. Meanwhile, a large portion of the roadway was closed to allow for cleanup and preliminary duties. Irvine Authorities will release additional information as it becomes available to the public.
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