August 7, 2021, 8:33 a.m.
This morning, August 7, 2021, at around 2:30 a.m., officers from the Santa Monica Police Department assigned to the Major Accident Response Team (MART) responded to a traffic collision involving a solo vehicle and a pedestrian near Main and Ashland were involved.
The driver of the vehicle stayed on site and cooperated with the officers. The unknown victim was taken to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
This remains an active investigation. Anyone with additional information about this incident can contact the Santa Monica Police Department Transportation Department at 310-458-8993 or the 24 hour watch commander at 310-458-8427.