Police seek witnesses to traffic accident in Garden Grove that seriously hurt pedestrian


Police are seeking witnesses to a traffic collision in Garden Grove on Monday night that left a pedestrian crossing the street in an area not marked by a crosswalk with major injuries.

At this time, alcohol or drugs do not appear to have been involved with the driver of the Toyota who struck the 30-year-old woman just before 7 p.m. on Nov. 7, the GGPD said in a news release Tuesday.

The collision occurred on Magnolia Street north of Rosanna Avenue.

GGPD officers and members of the Garden Grove Fire Department arrived at the scene and found the collision had occurred in the No. 1 lane of southbound Magnolia Street just north of Roxanna Avenue.

The investigation found that the woman was crossing westbound across Magnolia Street. She was struck by a red 2000 Toyota MRZ Spider 2-door driven by a 31-year-old male.

The woman was transported to UCI Medical Center with what appeared to be life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the Toyota remained at the scene and cooperated with traffic investigators.

The investigation is ongoing.

Any witnesses that may have seen the accident are asked to contact the Garden Grove Police Department’s Traffic Accident Investigation Unit at 714-741-5704.