Newport Beach Police Department
At approximately 11:45 p.m. on Saturday, August 29, 2015, the Newport Beach Police Department’s Dispatch Center received a 911 call reporting a traffic collision on MacArthur Boulevard, just north of the intersection with Von Karman Avenue. The collision involved a pedestrian and a silver Toyota Yaris. At the time of the collision, the pedestrian was crossing MacArthur Boulevard outside of a crosswalk and the vehicle was travelling northbound on MacArthur Boulevard.
The pedestrian sustained life-threatening injuries during the collision and was pronounced deceased at the scene. He has been identified as 36-year old Mohamad Ahmed Abdelwahhab, a resident of San Francisco. The female driver of the Toyota remained on scene and was cooperative with investigators. She did not require medical attention. Continue reading