On February 27, 2023, at about 6:53 PM, the Tracy Police Department (TPD) Communication Center received multiple 911 calls reporting a collision involving a vehicle striking a pedestrian on West Eleventh Street near El Portal Street. Officers arrived on the scene a few minutes later and closed the roadway for personnel from South San Joaquin County Fire Authority and American Medical Response to render first aid to the pedestrian. Though life-saving measures were attempted by the first responders, the subject, an unidentified adult male, was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Prior to the arrival of officers, the driver of the vehicle fled the area. The Traffic Safety (TSU) was notified and responded to the scene. During the preliminary investigation by TPD Patrol Officers, they were able to locate video from nearby cameras to identify the involved vehicle, a white 2012 Hyundai Sonata. The involved Sonata was located in the Bay Area and has been impounded for evidence processing.
The collision remains under investigation by the Tracy Police Department Traffic Safety Unit. The identification of the pedestrian is pending at this time. Anyone with information regarding this collision is encouraged to contact Corporal Erik Speaks at Erik.Speaks@TracyPD.com or (209) 831-6676.