Vehicle / Pedestrian Collision

Release Date/Time: 8/6/2013 1:16 PM

Incident: Vehicle / Pedestrian Collision

Report #: 13-080221

Date: Tuesday, 8/6/2013

Time: 6:00 AM

Location: 1350 Schilling

Juan Hernandez, 58, parked his tractor trailer rig at the above location facing n/b. He exited the truck and began shouting to a person across the street. Hernandez suddenly began running across the street w/b toward the person with whom he was trying to communicate. He ran directly into the path of an oncoming Toyota Avalon driven s/b by a 47-year-old woman. The Toyota struck Hernandez throwing him up onto the car before he fell to the pavement. Hernandez was transported to Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital with life-threatening injuries. He is currently in ICU in critical condition. Motor units responded to investigate the collision. Officers checked the cell phone of the driver of the Toyota and found she was not texting or talking on the phone during or prior to the collision.

Release Authorized by: Gerard Ross

Telephone: (831) 758-7250