15-year-old struck by Vehicle, in Critical Condition
On Friday, June 29, 2018 at approximately 1:03 AM, Fullerton Police Officers responded to the 900 block of N. Placentia Ave regarding reports of a pedestrian being struck by a vehicle.
Upon arrival, officers located a 15-year-old male with significant, life threatening injuries lying in the number two lane of southbound Placentia Ave. Fullerton Fire ,as well as OCFA, responded and immediately began providing life-saving measures to the male. He was transported to a local tr...auma center where he is listed in critical condition.
Preliminary investigation reveals that a black 2017 Nissan Sentra, driven by a 45-year-old female, was travelling southbound on Placentia Ave just north of Nutwood Ave when it struck the 15-year-old male pedestrian who was crossing eastbound across Placentia Ave.
The 15-year-old male victim was not crossing in a crosswalk at the time he was struck.
The 45-year-old driver remained at the scene and she is cooperating with Investigators. At this time, it does not appear that alcohol and/or drugs are a factor in the collision.
The investigation is on-going. Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Fullerton Police Traffic Bureau at (714) 738-5313. Those wishing to provide information anonymously can call the Orange County Crime Stoppers at 1(855) TIP-OCCS or can visit their website at www.p3tips.com/913.
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