Pedestrian Struck on 405 Freeway

The victim is hit near Roscoe Boulevard about 1:45 a.m, the CHP says.

A 32-year-old man suffered serious injuries today when he got out his spun-out car and was struck by traffic on the San Diego (405) Freeway in Van Nuys, the California Highway Patrol said.   

The man was struck about 1:45 a.m. on the northbound freeway approaching Roscoe Boulevard, according to a department statement.   

Northridge resident Shaun Wicks was going northbound at an unknown speed in a 2010 Mazda when he lost control of the vehicle, spun around and hit the center divider wall coming to rest facing south in the number one lane, according to the statement.   

Wicks got out the vehicle began to walk toward the center divider wall, but was struck by several vehicles.   

Paramedics rushed him to Providence Holy Cross Medical Center in Mission Hills.

Officers at the CHP's West Valley area office asked anyone who saw the crash to call them at (818) 888-0980.


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