SANTA ANA A man laying down in a lane on the 55 freeway was critically injured when a van struck him early Friday

SANTA ANA   A man laying down in a lane on the 55 freeway was critically injured when a van struck him early Friday, May 5, according to authorities. The incident was reported around 1:20 a.m. near Edinger Avenue, said California Highway Patrol Officer Florentino Olivera.
The man was reported to have been laying down in the slow lane when he was struck by a white minivan, he said.
He sustained major injuries and was transported by ambulance to Orange County Global Medical Center in Santa Ana.
The man’s name and details about his medical condition were not released. The driver of the van remained at the scene and no citations have been issued.
Traffic near the crash scene was slowed for about 90 minutes.
Officers are investigating why the man was in the slow lane, Olivera said. It has not been determined if drugs or alcohol contributed to the incident.

By Scott Schwebke, OC Register

Pedestrian lying down on 55 freeway is struck, critically injured by van

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