Man Suffers Broken Leg in San Diego Pedestrian Crash
SAN DIEGO, CA (February 19, 2019) — A 37-year-old man sustained a broken leg after a vehicle struck him on Friday, February 15.
The man was crossing southbound across the 1000 block of University Avenue, east of the 163 Freeway at 11 p.m. when a 2010 Jeep Wrangler driven by a 22-year-old woman on Vermont Street made a left turn onto University Avenue and struck the pedestrian. The man was crossing in a marked crosswalk with the green pedestrian signal, according to Sgt. Michael Tansey of the San Diego Police Department.
He was brought to a hospital with a broken leg, but the injury was not considered life-threatening, Tansey said.
The driver stayed at the scene and alcohol or drugs were not believed to be factors in the crash.
San Diego police traffic detectives are still investigating the incident.
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