September 9,2009 (by Horatio Algren) According to reports by Orange County car accident attorneys, an elderly man was struck by a vehicle while crossing a busy Anaheim street.
According to police they are investigating the accident that occurred blocking traffic in the vicinity of Brookhurst Street and Ball Road.
Anaheim Police Department Officer Sgt. Rick Martinez stated that a man in his 80’s was struck by a black Acura before 9:00 a.m. about 100 yards north of the intersection. The man was struck by the vehicle when he was approximately half way across Brookhurst Street and had been walking west at the time he was struck.
According to Officer Martinez stated there was no crosswalk where the man had been crossing and clothing and personal belongings were strewn across the street.
Anaheim Police Officer Kyle Bernard stated the man was transported to UCI Medical Center, and the northbound traffic on Brookhurst was blocked between Ball Road and Brookmore Avenue.
There has been no report on the man’s condition.