Naked Man On Drugs Nearly Dies After Jumping Out of a Car [UPDATED]
UPDATE: We've since learned the young man, Lewis Lee, died of his injuries on September 6th.A young man from Cypress nearly died Sunday night when he jumped out of a moving vehicle in Anaheim. The 22-year-old, whose identity has not been released, was naked and under the influence of unspecified drugs, say authorities, according to the OC Register.
The incident, which police are calling "suspicious," took place on Katella Avenue last night, and involved the man jumping from the vehicle, and the driver of the vehicle fleeing the scene.
Authorities responded to calls from people who reported seeing a naked man on the street. They were able to locate the driver based on witnesses who provided the police with the car's license plate number. The driver told authorities he left the scene out of panic because the victim and another passenger were on drugs.
In his fall, the man sustained "life-threatening head injuries." He was taken to a nearby medical facility for treatment.
The incident remains under investigation.