A 97-year-old Garden Grove was is in critical condition after being stuck by a car while was walking across Brookhurst Street in Garden Grove Saturday afternoon.
According to police, the man – identified as Augustine Choi – was attempting to cross Brookhurst near Stanford Avenue around 12:30 p.m. when he was hit by a passing vehicle.
The driver stopped and bystanders gave aid to the downed man, who was taken to UCI Medical Center in Orange. Police identified the driver as Nicholas Phan, 58, of Westminster.
Police say the cause of the accident remains under investigation. Any witnesses to the incident are asked to contact Investigator Jason Perkins of the Garden Grove Police Department’s Traffic Unit at (714) 741-5823.