SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — One person was pronounced dead after a crash near Lemon Hill Avenue and 69th Street in South Sacramento, the Sacramento Fire Department said.
According to the Sacramento Fire Department, the crash involved a vehicle hitting a pedestrian which occurred just before 7 p.m.READ MORE: Is Gov. Newsom Positioning Himself For A Presidential Run With New Campaign Ad?
“The pedestrian, an adult male, sustained serious injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene by responding personnel from the fire department. The driver of the vehicle remained on scene and is being contacted by officers,” said the Sacramento Police Department.READ MORE: Elderly Woman In Critical Condition Following House Fire In Natomas
According to an eyewitness at the scene, the victim was underneath his car working on it at the time of the collision.MORE NEWS: Electra Fire: Mandatory Evacuation Zone Expanded In Amador, Warnings In Effect For Calaveras
According to the Sacramento Police, some streets in the area will be closed off as they deal with the aftermath of the incident.
Incident info: One person determined deceased from auto vs. pedestrian crash on Lemon Hill Ave/ 69th Street. Traffic impacted both directions on Lemon Hill. SMUD on scene assessing damaged power pole and SPD conducting an investigation. pic.twitter.com/qcybmIVgWU
— Sacramento Fire Department (@SacFirePIO) December 24, 2021