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ECPD issue statement on report of Vehicle versu Ped.

(El Centro Police release a statement)…The statement deals with the preliminary investigation into a vehicle versus pedestrian incident Friday night.

The police say at around 9:13 pm police responded to the scene at Imperial Avenue and Vine Street. Medical personnel from the El Centro Fire Department and Gold Cross Ambulance also responded. The pedestrian was given emergency aid, and then transported to El Centro Regional Medical Center. She later died from the injuries suffered. The County Coroners office identified the woman as 60-year-old Eloisa Viveros. Police say the driver of the vehicle was a 60-year-old Holtville resident. The preliminary investigation indicates the driver was not under the influence of alcohol and was not impaired in any other way. They did not identify the driver of the vehicle, nor have they said if any arrests had been made.