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Escondido Police Department
Monday July 15th, 2019 :: 11:47 p.m. PDT


Serious Injury Hit and Run Collision - Ash St. at Pennsylvania Ave.

DATE: 07/15/19 PHONE: (760) 839-4482

PREPARED BY: Lt. Scott Walters

On 07/15/19 at 10:00 PM, Escondido Police and Escondido Fire responded to a vehicle versus pedestrian collision on Ash Street at Pennsylvania Avenue.

Based on witness statements and evidence at the scene, a dark gray compact car was traveling north on Ash Street driven by a female. The vehicle had just passed Pennsylvania Avenue when it struck a pedestrian in the roadway. The driver did not stop and fled the scene. Escondido Fire Paramedics transported the 28-year-old male pedestrian to Palomar Medical Center where he was admitted with serious injuries.

The traffic investigation is ongoing and is being conducted by Officer Steve Braucht of the Escondido Police Department Traffic Division. Anyone with information regarding this investigation is encouraged to call Officer Braucht at (760) 839-4482.

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Escondido Police Department
1163 N. Centre City Parkway
Escondido, CA 92026

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 760-839-4722

200 N Ash St
Escondido, CA 92027

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