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O.C. man struck by car while running on fwy

A 31-year-old Newport Beach man was hospitalized after being struck by a 2000 Ford Explorer driven by a 33-year-old Canoga Park woman on the 101 Freeway in the Cahuenga Pass.

September 5, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
A 31-year-old Newport Beach man was hospitalized after being struck by an SUV on the 101 Freeway in the Cahuenga Pass. The man was running across the freeway near Barham Boulevard just after midnight on Sunday when he was hit. It is unclear what the man was doing in traffic.

The impact fractured his skull and leg, and he was taken to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

The 2000 Ford Explorer was driven by a 33-year-old woman from Canoga Park.

There is no word if she's facing any charges.

The northbound lanes at Barham Boulevard were temporarily closed for the investigation and are now back open.


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