12-Year-Old Boy Hit, Injured by Driver in San Marcos
SAN MARCOS, CA (December 17, 2019) — A 12-year-old boy suffered injuries after a pedestrian accident on Woodland Parkway and Rock Springs Road Monday.
According to witnesses, the Woodland Park Middle School student and another boy purportedly ran westbound in a marked crosswalk around 2:30 p.m.
Meanwhile, a driver of a white Nissan traveling southbound on Woodland Parkway was unable to avoid the imminent crash and struck the first boy before narrowly missing the second child.
Witnesses and bystanders tended to the unconscious child until paramedics arrived. Soon after, paramedics airlifted the child to Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego for immediate assistance.
As for the 38-year-old male driver, he remained at the scene and cooperated with police investigators. Authorities ruled out impairment as a possible factor in the accident but will be investigating this case further.
Anyone with insight should call Deputy David J. Arnold Sr. at 760-510-5200.
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