81-Year-Old Man Injured after Hit by Semi-Truck on Cactus Court in San Diego
SAN DIEGO, CA (October 14, 2019) — An 81-year-old man was hit and injured by a semi-truck on Cactus Court Thursday night.
The San Diego police said the man is a security guard in a freight company yard. A semi-truck struck him at 6900 Cactus Court at around 11:15 p.m.
An investigation indicated that the guard was standing between two semi-trailers inspecting door seals at the gate. A 2019 Volvo TR tractor with two semi-trailers attached then pulled forward and ran over the man’s legs.
The guard suffered an open fracture and a crushing injury to his lower right leg. Emergency responders took him to a hospital for treatment of the non-life-threatening injuries.
Meantime, there was no word whether charges were filed against the 50-year-old man driving the semi-trailer. Further investigation is underway.
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