Man Riding Scooter Injured in Accident on Pershing Drive near Morley Field
BALBOA PARK, CA (July 20, 2019) – A 33-year-old man suffered injuries in a scooter accident on Pershing Drive, early Saturday morning.
According to the San Diego Police Department, the incident happened near Morley Field, at about 2:00 AM. The victim was riding along the dark street when a red sedan hit him. The impact sent the rider flying up onto the hood, cracking the car’s windshield.
The driver of the sedan stopped and immediately called for help. A few moments later, paramedics arrived and treated the rider’s injuries before transporting him to a hospital. As per reports, the rider is expected to recover soon.
Investigators ruled out alcohol or drugs as factors in the accident. Additional information will be released once it becomes available.
When behind the wheel, it is important to always be aware of your surroundings. Keep an eye out for pedestrians, cyclists, or any other vehicles on the road. By staying alert and avoiding distracting activities while driving, you can reduce the chances of a serious accident.
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