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Pedestrian seriously injured when struck by vehicle in Costa Mesa

Pedestrian seriously injured when struck by vehicle in Costa Mesa
A man suffered life-threatening injuries when he was hit by a vehicle Tuesday morning at Newport Boulevard and 19th Street in Costa Mesa, police said. (Daily Pilot)

A 28-year-old man was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries Tuesday morning after being struck by a vehicle in downtown Costa Mesa, according to authorities.

Police responded at about 4:30 a.m. after a vehicle heading south on Newport Boulevard hit the man while he was in a crosswalk at the intersection with 19th Street, said Costa Mesa police spokeswoman Roxi Fyad.

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“The driver immediately stopped and called 911, stayed at the scene and was cooperative,” she said.

The pedestrian was taken to a trauma center, she added.

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No arrests were made.

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