For Immediate Release
Date: January 17, 2024 6:15 AM
Case Number: SR24-00282
SRPD Investigating Saturday Evening Fatal Collision
San Rafael, CA – On 01/13/2024, SRPD Officers and SRFD Firefighters and Paramedics responded to the intersection of Second Street and A Street for a vehicle versus pedestrian collision. Upon arrival, first responders found a male pedestrian suffering from life-threatening injuries. The pedestrian was rushed to a local hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries and passed away. The intersection of Second Street and A Street was closed for 9 hours during the preliminary investigation. The driver remained on the scene and cooperated with investigating officers. Alcohol is not believed to be a factor in this collision.
Just after 7:55 PM, SRPD’s communications center began receiving 9-1-1 calls of a collision involving a vehicle and a pedestrian at the intersection of Second Street and A Street. SRPD Officers, SRFD Firefighters, and Paramedics arrived within a minute of the reports.
First responders found an unresponsive 36-year-old male pedestrian suffering from life-threatening injuries. The pedestrian was immediately rushed to a local hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries and passed away.
The vehicle’s driver remained on the scene and cooperated with police investigators. Alcohol is not believed to be a factor in the collision.
As a result of the severe collision, SRPD’s Major Accident Investigation Team (MAIT) was called in to investigate the circumstances of the collision. SRPD MAIT investigators will review statements, evidence, and surveillance video to determine what occurred. Findings in the investigation may take several months.
SRPD sends its condolences to the family and friends of the fatally injured pedestrian. The Marin County Coroner’s Office will release the identity of the pedestrian pending family notification.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call San Rafael Police at (415) 485-3000. Tips can also be made online at http://www.srpd.org/tips.
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Posted: January 17, 2024 6:13 PST by Sergeant Justin Graham