Man, Woman and Boy Struck, Critically Injured by Car on Pico Avenue near 710 Freeway in Long Beach

Long Beach Pedestrian Accident
3 Seriously Injured in Long Beach Pedestrian Accident on Pico Avenue near 710 Freeway

Long Beach, California (October 28, 2023) – Three pedestrians were critically injured after being struck by a car near the Port of Long Beach on Saturday evening.

The accident happened in the 100 block of Pico Avenue near the Seaside (710) Freeway at around 6 p.m., according to the Long Beach Police Department.

A vehicle is reported to have struck a woman, a man and a 16-year-old boy on the roadway in unclear circumstances.

The three pedestrians suffered major injuries and were transported to the hospital in critical condition.

The male driver of the car was transported to the hospital for treatment. He was also detained by the authorities.

More details about the accident were not released.

An investigation into the accident is underway.

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