Early Morning Pedestrian Accident on 5 Freeway in Sacramento Turns Deadly
SACRAMENTO, CA (February 8, 2021) – A man died in a pedestrian accident on 5 Freeway in Sacramento early Monday morning.
The pedestrian accident happened around 4:20 a.m., February 8 just south of West El Camino Avenue.
According to the CHP, the man was at the center divider when he attempted to run across the right shoulder of the southbound freeway. A car, driven by a 40-year-old Yuba City man, then struck him. The impact thrown the pedestrian into another lane.
While lying in the roadway, another two vehicles also hit the pedestrian. Responding paramedics pronounced the man dead at the scene.
The Sacramento County Coroner’s office only identified the victim as a 40-year-old Sacramento resident. They will release his name once family members are properly notified.
CHP does not believe any of the drivers involved in the accident were under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Further investigation is underway.
We would like to express our deepest condolences to the friends and family of the victim.
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