Citrus Heights Police Investigate Vehicle vs. Pedestrian Collision
Citrus Heights Police are investigating a collision involving a vehicle and pedestrian that occurred in the 8000 block of Glen Tree Drive. The pedestrian was transported to a local hospital for treatment of injuries consistent with being struck by a vehicle.
At approximately 9:45 p.m., Citrus Heights Police received several 9-1-1 calls reporting a collision where a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle. Neighbors in the 8000 block of Glen Tree Drive reported hearing screeching tires and then an impact. An adult male pedestrian was found in the roadway. The driver remained at the scene and is cooperating with the investigation.
The collision is being investigated by the CHPD Traffic Unit. Preliminary information indicates alcohol and speed may have been factors in the cause of the collision.
The Police Department wants to remind all persons utilizing the roadway, motorists and pedestrians alike, to exercise caution, particularly in residential neighborhoods. Drivers are reminded to stay aware of their speed, and pedestrians are encouraged to utilize crosswalks and wear bright colored clothing if walking at night.