PLACENTIA – A 79-year-old man succumbed to his injuries Saturday at a local hospital five days after he was struck by a vehicle, police said.
The Orange County Coroner’s Office identified the man as Ignacio Rivera of Placentia.
Around 5:30 p.m. Monday, Rivera was struck by a vehicle while crossing Alta Vista Street at Jasmine Circle outside of a crosswalk , said Placentia police Sgt. Adam Gloe.
He was taken to UCI Medical Center in Orange, where he died from his injuries at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Gloe said.
The driver of the vehicle stayed at the scene and cooperated with police, Gloe said, adding that DUI was not believed to be a factor in the crash.
Anyone who might have information regarding the crash is asked to call Placentia police at 714-993-8157.
Contact the writer: 714-796-7868 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Source : http://www.ocregister.com/2017/01/22/man-79-struck-by-car-in-placentia-dies/