Around 5:50 p.m. Saturday, a man in his late 60s and a woman in her late 50s were jaywalking from the east side of Sunrise Boulevard across to the west side, according to Sgt. Wesley Herman with the Citrus Heights Police Department. A Prius sedan driving southbound struck them near Stanford Avenue.
Both pedestrians were taken to a local hospital. The man is in critical condition at this time and the woman is stable.
The driver of the car has been cooperating with police as they lead their investigation. Herman reports that the driver was not speeding at the time of the collision and was not under the influence of alcohol.
Sunrise Boulevard between Antelope Road and Twin Oaks Avenue was closed as officials led their investigation.
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