Driver Collides with Pedestrian

Staff Reports

Chino- On September 2, the Chino Police Department responded to an injury that happened on the intersection of Central Avenue and Francis Avenue. The injury was made to a pedestrian hit by someone in a Ford Edge vehicle.

The incident happened at approximately 6:37 p.m. During the preliminary investigation, Chino PD states, “John Colaianni, age 67 of Chino, was traveling northbound on Central Avenue in a Ford Edge when he collided with a pedestrian, Robert King, age 65, of Madera. King was traveling eastbound on foot, crossing the street.”

Robert King was transported to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center, suffering from non-life threatening injuries. Colaianni was arrested and booked into West Valley Detention Center for driving while impaired, causing injury after he had been suspect to be under the influence of alcohol.

The investigation was ongoing for about a three hour span, which caused a portion of the intersection to be closed while the Chino Police Department Traffic United completed their investigation.