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Fatal Pedestrian collision in El cajon

Post Date:05/15/2018

FATAL PEDESTRIAN COLLISION IN EL CAJON

Post Date: 05/15/2018 11:00 PM

TYPE OF INCIDENT: FATAL PEDESTRIAN COLLISION

DATE AND TIME OF INCIDENT: 05/15/2018 at 8:00 PM

LOCATION OF INCIDENT: Trolley Tracks, 1200 Block of El Cajon Boulevard, El Cajon 

RESUME OF INCIDENT:

On 05-15-18 at approximately 8:00 pm, El Cajon Police Officers and paramedics responded to the trolley tracks in the 1200 block of El Cajon Boulevard reference a subject who had been walking on the tracks and was struck by the Metropolitan Transit System trolley. The male appeared to be in his late teens or early twenties and was pronounced dead at the scene. At this time, the identity of the individual is unknown.

After a preliminary investigation of the scene and the taking of witness statements, it appears the male subject was walking on the trolley tracks outside of a marked crossing area when he was struck by the trolley. The trolley driver stopped the train and is fully cooperating in the investigation. It is unknown at this time if drugs or alcohol were a factor in this collision.

The El Cajon Police Department is asking anyone with information regarding this investigation to call the police department at (619) 579-3311.

COMPLETED BY:

Lt. Stephen Kirk

El Cajon Police Department

Metro Division

REVIEWED BY:

Sgt. Stephen Paz

El Cajon Police Department

Patrol Division

DATE/TIME: 05-15-18 10:45 pm

Police Chief Jeff Davis

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