Release Date/Time: 10/11/2018 8:10 AM
Incident:Fatal Vehicle Vs. Pedestrian Collision
Date: Wednesday 10/10/2018
Time: 7:44 pm
Location:W. Alisal St and N. Main St.
Officers responded to a vehicle versus pedestrian collision at Main St. and W. Alisal St.. Officers located an injured pedestrian laying in the roadway. CPR was initiated immediately, the adult female was transported to Natividad Medical Center but died as a result of her injuries in the collision. The initial investigation revealed, the driver, was traveling eastbound on W. Alisal at approximately 25mph when the driver struck the pedestrian who was in the intersection. The driver remained on scene and is cooperating with police. Witnesses were contacted on scene and provided statements. It appears the driver had a green light as the vehicle drove through the intersection. Motor Unit officers responded and assisted in the investigation. It does not appear alcohol or drugs were a factor. The pedestrian's identity is pending notification of next of kin. The investigation by Motor Unit officers is on going.
Anyone with information on this incident is encouraged to call the Salinas Police Department at (831) 758-7321. If you would like to remain anonymous, you can call the Salinas Police Department Tip Line at (831) 775-4222
Release Authorized by: Miguel Cabrera