Pedestrian hit by car near Sonoma County


SONOMA COUNTY (KRON)—A pedestrian has life-threatening injuries after he was struck by a car near Rohnert Park Wednesday morning.

The incident happened around 12:25 a.m. when William Baumgartner, 24, of Vallejo was hit by a Honda Civic driven by Jessie Jimenez, 31, the California Highway Patrol said.

Baumgartner was crossing Wilfred Avenue when the Honda was driving down the road.

Jimenez did not see Baumgartner, according to CHP.

Baumgartner has life-threatening injuries and was taken to the Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital.

CHP officials say Jimenez did not seem to be impaired, but are investigating whether Baumgartner was impaired.

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