Two Pedestrians Critically Injured In Separate Anaheim Traffic Accidents
Posted on May 06, 2011
Cinco de Mayo was a dangerous day for Anaheim pedestrians. Two pedestrians were left fighting for their lives after separate and unrelated Anaheim traffic accidents.
Both Orange County pedestrian accidents occurred on Thursday night, May 5, 2011. The first crash was at Knott and Lincoln avenues at 8:05 p.m. A vehicle struck a pedestrian at the intersection. The driver called the police and stayed to answer questions about the accident. The pedestrian was taken to a nearby trauma center.
Only minutes later, a second pedestrian struck by a vehicle at the intersection of Lincoln Avenue and Crescent Way. The driver had fled the scene and an injured woman was in left lying in the street. Her injuries were life-threatening. She was taken to a trauma center.
Witnesses say the driver who caused the pedestrian accident was in a dark-colored car similar to a 2000 or later Toyota Camry.
The pedestrian accidents are under investigation. It is not known if alcohol was involved in either crash.