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Escondido Police Department
Friday February 15th, 2019 :: 09:50 p.m. PST

Advisory

Serious Injury Pedestrian Collision

NEWS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Officer Steve Braucht
DATE: 02/15/19 PHONE: (760) 839-4482

PREPARED BY: Lt. Mike Kearney

SERIOUS INJURY PEDESTRIAN COLLISION

On 02/15/19 at 5:26 PM, Escondido Police, and Fire personnel responded to a report of a pedestrian collision in the area of 9th Avenue and Quince Street. Emergency personnel arrived and discovered 59-year-old male pedestrian had been struck by a vehicle.

Based on witness statements and physical evidence at the scene, the pedestrian was walking north on Quince Street and stopped to tie his shoe near an alleyway. A 29-year-old Escondido resident was driving a 2006 Nissan Armada west in the alley. As the driver pulled onto Quince Street, he struck the pedestrian.

The pedestrian suffered serious but non-life-threatening injuries. The investigation is ongoing and being conducted by Traffic Investigator Steve Braucht of the Traffic Division.

Address/Location
Escondido Police Department
1163 N. Centre City Parkway
Escondido, CA 92026

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 760-839-4722

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