Pedestrian Fractures Spine after Struck by Car on Marian Way in San Diego
SAN DIEGO, CA (November 18, 2019) – A 25-year-old man was badly injured following a pedestrian crash Monday evening in San Diego, police said.
The crash happened around 7:00 p.m. at the intersection of Marian Way and Linda Vista Road.
According to reports, a 2009 Smart Car was stopped at a red light on Marian Way. When the light turned green, the driver made a right turn onto Linda Vista Road.
The crossing light also switched on and the pedestrian began walking southbound on Linda Vista Road inside the crosswalk, when the car struck him.
As a result, the pedestrian suffered a spinal fracture and was rushed to a hospital for treatment.
The driver, a 20-year-old man, remained on the scene. He told officers he didn’t see the pedestrian.
Authorities are still investigating the crash and said intoxication was not a factor.
As drivers, always follow all rules of the road and pay close attention to pedestrians. Obey all signs at the intersection. Also, be sure that nobody is crossing the street before driving through.
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