Traffic Accident near 17th Street Left Pedestrian Hurt

COSTA MESA, CA (March 4, 2022) – On Saturday, an unidentified pedestrian was injured following a crash on Newport Boulevard.

The incident happened around 1:41 a.m. on Newport Boulevard just south of East 17th Street.

Furthermore, responding California Highway Patrol officers discovered a grey 2010 Toyota Prius with major front-end damage, as well as a pedestrian on the ground.

Moreover, authorities believed the Uber driver struck the pedestrian, though the main events that led to the crash remain unknown.

Paramedics arrived and rendered aid to the pedestrian before transporting them to a hospital for treatment.

Meanwhile, at this time, officials have no information of the victim’s identity and current condition. However, an active investigation is ongoing.

Traffic accidents can happen anytime, anywhere, and to anyone. One small driving mistake can lead to disastrous results. That is why it is important to drive defensively and always abide by all driving laws. This way, you can ensure your safety and the safety of surrounding vehicles, motorists, and pedestrians.


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