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Pedestrian Struck By Vehicle In Long Beach Listed In Critical Condition

LONG BEACH ( — Officers investigated a traffic collision Monday that critically injured a female pedestrian.

According to the Long Beach Police Department, officers were sent around 7:15 a.m. to the area of Pacific Coast Highway at Temple Avenue for report of a collision between a vehicle and a pedestrian.

A preliminary investigation revealed a silver Toyota 4-Runner traveled eastbound on PCH when it struck a pedestrian that crossed at Temple Avenue.

The 4-Runner then struck a dark grey Toyota Scion headed northbound on Temple Avenue, police added.

The victim, who is only described as a female adult, was transported in critical condition to a hospital for treatment of injuries sustained in the crash.

Officers diverted traffic in the area as the intersection remained closed during their investigation.

No other injuries were reported.

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