Pedestrian Killed After Becoming Trapped Under Car in Chula Vista

Pedestrian Killed After Becoming Trapped Under Car in Chula Vista
90-year-old man hit, killed in Chula Vista
nA pedestrian died Friday after he was hit by two cars and became trapped under one of them, police confirmed.

The collision happened near the intersection of E. H Street and Buena Vista Way near Southwestern College, according to the Chula Vista Police Department (CVPD).

Police say the pedestrian, a 90-year-old man who lived nearby, was crossing the street against the light when he was hit by a car, then hit by a second car which he became trapped under.

The drivers of both cars stayed on the scene where the man was pronounced dead.

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E. H Street in the area of the crash is expected to reopen at around 12 p.m.

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Police tell 10News the cars were not at fault – the victim crossed against the light while the cars had green lights.

Police tell 10News the crash happened near the intersection of East H Street and Buena Vista Way. 

The victim crossed the street against the light, according to police. Upon being hit by the second vehicle the 90-year-old was trapped underneath the car. 

East H Street was closed between Southwestern Drive and Buena Vista Way, near the Bonita Point Plaza shopping center immediately after the crash.

The drivers of both vehicles involved both stayed at the scene and cooperated with police. Drugs and alcohol were not a factor in the crash.

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