On October 23, 2018 at 6:41 a.m., Monterey Park Police officers responded to a call of a traffic collision in the 100 block of North Atlantic Boulevard. An elderly male pedestrian was crossing Atlantic Boulevard mid-block between Garvey Avenue and Emerson Avenue when he was struck by a vehicle travelling northbound on Atlantic Boulevard.
The Monterey Park Fire Department transported the pedestrian to a nearby hospital where he is being treated for his injuries.
The cause of the collision is under investigation by the Monterey Park Police Department Traffic Bureau. The 62 year old female driver of the vehicle stopped after the collision and is cooperating with the investigation. Alcohol and/or drugs are not believed to be a factor at this time.
Investigators are asking that if anyone witnessed the collision they contact the Monterey Park Police Department Watch Commander at 626-307-1200.
Sergeant David Elliott, Monterey Park Police Department