1 Hurt in San Diego Pedestrian Crash on Tierrasanta Boulevard
SAN DIEGO, CA (November 9, 2020) – Sunday night, a 12-year-old girl suffered injuries in a pedestrian accident on Tierrasanta Boulevard.
The incident occurred at 10:48 p.m. in the 10600 block of Tierrasanta Boulevard, San Diego police Officer Robert Heims stated,
According to Heims, the girl walked across the street in a crosswalk. However, she crossed the road despite a red pedestrian crossing signal.
“An unknown vehicle was westbound on Tierrasanta Boulevard and struck the pedestrian,” he added. Then, the car escaped the crash scene.
As a result, medical responders transported the girl to a hospital for treatment of a broken left humerus and broken left femur. The authorities confirmed that her injuries were non-life-threatening.
Due to the limited information available, the crash remains under active investigation.
Dealing With Similar Incidents
In today’s current state of affairs, taking strolls outdoors is becoming the new normal. With this, the likelihood of accidents involving pedestrians increases.
Car accidents are far more common than pedestrian accidents. However, there is still reason to be wary when traveling on foot.
“Pedestrian accidents do not occur as much as motor vehicle accidents. However, the pedestrian accidents tend to include more serious injuries,” Tyler Toomey said. He is a practicing attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
“Some of the worst pedestrian incidents involve minors. It’s because they are sometimes hard to see. They also ride bikes, skateboards, etc. Pedestrian incidents usually occur in shopping center entrances and street corners,” he added.
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