Pedestrian struck, seriously injured, by car in La Puente

LA PUENTE — A 20-year-old La Puente man crossing the street was struck and seriously injured Friday night.
The collision happened at 6:25 p.m. on Hacienda Boulevard and Glendora Avenue.
Sheriff’s Lt. Victor Sotelo said the vehicle was northbound on Hacienda Boulevard and tried to get through the intersection on a yellow light.
The pedestrian walked eastbound to westbound Glendora Avenue before the light turned green, Sotelo said.
He said the driver tried to avoid hitting the man but couldn’t.
The pedestrian was taken to a local hospital where he is in critical condition, Sotelo said.
The driver wasn’t cited Friday night. The investigation is still ongoing.
– Ruby Gonzales
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