Elderly Man Suffers Major Injuries after Hit by Vehicle on Tank Farm Road in SLO
SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA (July 19, 2022) – An 80-year-old man was seriously injured in a pedestrian accident on Tank Farm Road on Saturday afternoon, July 16.
The accident happened around 1:30 p.m. at the intersection with Morning Glory Way. According to the San Luis Obispo Police Department, the elderly man was walking from the south sidewalk of Tank Farm, crossing all lanes of traffic, when a vehicle heading westbound on Tank Farm Road struck him.
Paramedics arrived soon after and rushed the man to a local hospital with major injuries.
Meanwhile, the involved driver remained on scene and cooperated with investigators.
Police said drugs or alcohol was not a factor in the crash, which remains under investigation. They asked witnesses to contact Officer Walsh at 805-781-7312 and reference case #220716040.
Avoid pedestrian accidents by keeping your eyes on the road and managing your speed. Always pay attention to pedestrians crossing and walking on the roadway, and prepare yourself to yield. Practice defensive driving and do not drive while intoxicated.
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