On Friday, September 29, 2023, at approximately 8:34 am, officers of the Santa Monica Police Department were dispatched to the scene of a traffic collision with injuries at the intersection of Ocean Avenue and Marguerita Avenue in Santa Monica. 

A 64-year-old male pedestrian crossing westbound across Ocean Avenue was struck by a 2018 Toyota SUV traveling northbound. The driver stayed at the scene and is cooperating with the investigation. 

The pedestrian suffered severe non-life-threatening injuries and was transported by ambulance to a local hospital. 

Anyone with information related to this incident is encouraged to contact Sergeant Krueger at nick.krueger@santamonica.gov, or the Watch Commander (24 hours) at 310-458-8427. 

Submitted by Lieutenant Erika Aklufi,