Elderly Man Hospitalized Following Hit-and-Run on Santa Rosa Street [San Luis Obispo, CA]

Elderly Man Hospitalized Following Hit-and-Run on Santa Rosa Street [San Luis Obispo, CA]

Elderly Man Hospitalized after Hit-and-Run on Santa Rosa Street [San Luis Obispo, CA]
Elderly Man Hospitalized Following Hit-and-Run on Santa Rosa Street [San Luis Obispo, CA]

Pedestrian Crash near Higuera Street Left 65-Year-Old Man Seriously Injured

SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA (August 23, 2023) – Saturday night, a hit-and-run collision on Santa Rosa Street left an elderly man in critical condition. 

Emergency personnel responded to the incident around 11:30 p.m. at the intersection of Santa Rosa St. and Higuera Street.

Upon arrival, units discovered a man suffering from significant injuries consistent with being struck by a vehicle. Concerned citizens in the area also blocked the roadway before the units arrived. 

Eventually, paramedics transported the 65-year-old male pedestrian to a hospital for treatment of serious injuries. His identity has not been revealed to the public. 

Moreover, a portion of the roadway was temporarily shut down to allow for cleanup and preliminary duties.

At this time, the circumstances surrounding the crash and the identity of the suspect remain unknown. The San Luis Obispo police are encouraging anyone with further information about the Santa Rosa Street hit-and-run to contact them at 805-781-7312.

Thousands of people are injured each year due to reckless driving. If you’re behind the wheel, pay full attention to the road and your surroundings. Do not engage in any non-driving activity which creates a potential distraction. You can help prevent an accident by abiding by all traffic laws and observing safety precautions.


If you or a family member has suffered injuries in a hit-and-run crash, then reach out to Sweet James as soon as possible. Let us help you protect your legal rights and pursue compensation. Our seasoned personal injury attorneys will fight by your side and get what you rightfully deserve. Call us today at 1-800-900-0000 to speak with an expert legal professional free of charge.


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