Chula Vista, CA- 81-Year Old Man Pedestrian Killed And 3 Others Injured In A Chain Reaction Crash
An 81-year old man pedestrian was killed after he was hit by a vehicle and trapped under it after a chain-reaction crash on Monday afternoon, September 30, 2019, in Chula Vista, CA. The collision happened at approximately 1:10 pm on Fourth Avenue and Shasta Street, a block south of H Street. The driver of a Chevrolet work truck was reportedly speeding and constantly changing lanes, when the truck collided into a parked Chevrolet Silverado pickup, which then crashed into a second parked vehicle and the pedestrian. The work truck ended up being on its side in the driveway of a home on Fourth Avenue. The pedestrian was walking across the street prior to being hit, ended up being trapped underneath the Silverado after he was hit by it. Firefighters freed the pedestrian after the crash and immediately did CPR on the pedestrian before the pedestrian was taken to a hospital. The pedestrian died at the hospital after he was taken there. A mother and her 2 children were near the Silverado when it was struck. The 3 individuals were also injured from the incident. However, the 3 individuals’ injuries were believed to be minor.
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