Vallejo pedestrian fatally struck & dragged by vehicle

VALLEJO (BCN)

A pedestrian in Vallejo was fatally struck and then dragged under a vehicle on Tuesday evening, police said.

At 6:06 p.m. police received a report of a vehicle collision involving a pedestrian in the 1900 block of Broadway Street, near Tuolumne Street.

Three minutes later police received a second report that a person was trapped under a vehicle at Stanford and Mini drives, almost a mile away.

Officers arrived at both locations and determined the incidents were related.

Based on the preliminary investigation, police said a vehicle was traveling north in the left lane of Broadway Street when it struck a male

pedestrian.

A second vehicle, traveling north in the right lane of Broadway Street unknowingly struck the pedestrian, trapping him under the vehicle.

The driver of the second vehicle continued driving for almost a mile to the area of Mini and Stanford drives, at which time citizens flagged down the driver and told him that a person was trapped beneath his vehicle.

The pedestrian was pronounced deceased at the scene. His name is being withheld pending notification of his family, police said.

Anyone with information regarding the collision is asked to contact Sergeant Hamrick at the Vallejo Police Department Traffic Division at (707) 648-4329.

The cause of the collision remains under investigation.

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