OCEAN AVE — A 77-year-old was struck by a vehicle while crossing the street at the intersection of Ocean and Idaho avenues over the weekend, police said.

The pedestrian suffered serious head trauma and was transported to a local hospital. No new information on the pedestrian’s condition was available Monday.

The accident occurred on Saturday, Sept. 26, at around 7:53 a.m. Investigators believe the driver of the vehicle, a resident of Santa Monica Canyon, was traveling southbound on Ocean Avenue. The pedestrian, a Santa Monica resident, was walking eastbound in a crosswalk.

The driver was interviewed at the location and released. The Santa Monica Police Department is continuing to investigate the exact cause of the collision.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Investigator Chris Dawson at (310) 458-8954, Sgt. Larry Horn at (310) 458-8950 or the on duty watch commander at (310) 458-8427.

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