Police Friday put out a call for witnesses to a collision involving a pedestrian who suffered major injuries when he was struck by a van in the middle of a roadway in Desert Hot Springs.
The crash was reported about 8:30 p.m. Thursday at the intersection of Ironwood Drive and Mesquite Avenue, according to the Desert Hot Springs Police Department.
According to police, a man between 45 and 50 years old ran across Ironwood Drive for unknown reasons and into the path of the van, which was traveling westbound approaching Mesquite Avenue.
The man, whose name was not released, was taken to an area hospital suffering from injuries described as major.
Anyone with information about the collision is asked to contact Desert Hot Springs police Sgt. Cory Carranza at 760-329-2904, ext. 375. Callers wishing to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at 760-341-STOP.
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