Pedestrian struck, killed by multiple vehicles on freeway off-ramp in National City

Posted at 4:00 PM, Oct 26, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-26 19:00:48-04

NATIONAL CITY (CNS) -  A pedestrian was struck by multiple vehicles and killed while attempting to cross an Interstate 5 off-ramp in National City, authorities said Friday.

The crash happened shortly before 8:25 p.m. Thursday on the Civic Center Drive off-ramp from southbound Interstate 5, California Highway Patrol Officer Jake Sanchez said.

A man was attempting to cross the off-ramp from an unknown direction when he walked directly into the path of a Toyota Rav4 driven by a 33-year-old woman, Sanchez said. The man was then struck by two other vehicles, he said.

The unidentified man was pronounced dead at the scene, Sanchez said.