UPDATE 12:20pm: This morning we advised of a pedestrian vs. vehicle accident where the pedestrian was transported to a local hospital with major injuries. Unfortunately, we regret to inform you that the pedestrian succumbed to her injuries. N/B El Monte Ave is expected to remain closed for approximately two more hours as we continue a detailed accident investigation into the accident. We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your patience.
This morning at about 6:38am a vehicle struck a pedestrian (an adult woman) near the intersection of El Monte Ave and Marich Way in Mountain View. The pedestrian was transported to a local hospital in critical condition. The driver of the vehicle is fully cooperating with the investigation and it does not appear that alcohol or drugs were a factor. At this time the cause of the collision and fault remain under investigation.
It is important to remember that traffic safety is everyone’s responsibility whether you are in a vehicle, on a bicycle or walking.
If you were in the area or may have witnessed the accident, please contact Ofc. Ienni at 650-903-6344.
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