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UPDATE: Man falls onto Hwy 101 from San Luis Obispo overcrossing

CHP says the incident is under investigation
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Posted at 12:17 PM, Nov 17, 2022
and last updated 2022-11-17 18:16:48-05

UPDATE (3:12 p.m.) – The California Highway Patrol says traffic Thursday was stopped due to a pedestrian who had fallen onto the highway in San Luis Obispo.

Officers say several 911 calls came in around noon reporting a pedestrian down in the fast lane of northbound Highway 101 at Santa Rosa Street.

Officers say they determined the man had fallen. Life-saving efforts were performed and CHP says the man was taken to a nearby hospital with major injuries.

An update on his condition was not provided by CHP.

The incident remains under investigation.

ORIGINAL STORY: Northbound Highway 101 traffic was stopped at Santa Rosa St. in San Luis Obispo following a report that a person was struck by a vehicle, according to Caltrans.

It happened at approximately noon on Thursday.

The roadway was reopened by 12:20 p.m., according to the California Highway Patrol, and a Sig Alert was canceled.

This is a developing story and will be updated with new information as it becomes available.