Merced Police Department Officers were called to intersections of “G” and West 15th, streets at approximately for a report of a pedestrian vs vehicle traffic accident.
When officers arrived they located a 63-year-old man lying on the pavement according to seargent Dabney from the Merced Police Department.
The driver of a blue-colored Chevrolet Monte Carlo remained on scene and cooperated with officers.
Seargent Dabney also said, the driver of the vehicle failed to see the pedestrian crossing the street, the pedestrian was hit at a slow speed.
The 63-year-old man was flown to a Modesto hospital with head trauma.
There are no indications that the driver was under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
The collision remains under investigation, no further information was immediately available.
Merced Police are asking anyone with any information regarding this incident to contact the Merced Police Department at 209- 385-6900 or the Merced Police Department Tipster Line at (209) 385-4725.
The public can send information via anonymous text messages to police department by dialing “TIP411” (847411) and including the word “Comvip” as the “keyword” in the text message.