Pedestrian struck by vehicle Wednesday night in Orange, police say

Published 7:58 am Thursday, October 5, 2023

Orange Police Department officers were dispatched to the 3100 block of Edgar Brown Drive in reference to an auto/pedestrian crash at 8:09 p.m. Wednesday.

Officers observed a female lying in the lane of travel in front of 3113 Edgar Brown Drive.

According to Lt. L.A. Lovelace, a witness told police the female attempted to run across the street before an oncoming car struck the woman.

“The driver of the car stopped and remained on scene,” Lovelace said in a release. “Statements were obtained by officers on scene.”

Acadian Ambulance brought the female to CHRISTUS Southeast Texas St. Elizabeth, where she remains in critical condition, police said Thursday morning.