San Diego Pedestrian Accident on National Avenue
SAN DIEGO, CA (November 15, 2019)—A man suffered serious injuries after a hit-and-run driver struck him on National Avenue near South 36th Street Thursday morning.
According to San Diego police Officer Tony Martinez, the incident took place around 4:15 a.m. in the 3600 block of National Avenue.
Just east of Otto Plaza shopping center, an unidentified man was trying to enter his vehicle that’d been parked along the north curb of the road when a black Lincoln SUV, traveling west, veered to the right and struck him.
Subsequently, the Lincoln SUV struck four more vehicles before abandoning the disabled SUV and taking off westbound.
Paramedics arrived moments after and transported the 46-year-old victim to a hospital. The man sustained major trauma to his head and a spinal fracture.
As far as the hit-and-run driver, witnesses described him as a 5-foot-7 man in his 30s with a heavy build.
Leaving the scene of an accident is no help to anyone involved, including yourself. Do your best to remain calm if you find yourself in a road collision. It’s never worth it to flee and get caught just to deal with the repercussions after. Instead, check on those involved and contact 911 if needed.
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