1 Injured in San Diego Pedestrian Accident
SAN DIEGO, CA (May 7, 2019) – A pedestrian sustained injuries in a collision with a pickup truck on Carlsbad Boulevard on May 5.
The incident occurred around 9:00 p.m., near Carlsbad Boulevard and Tierra del Oro Street. First responders arrived to the area soon after receiving multiple dispatch calls.
According to reports, the vehicle involved was identified as a northbound Toyota Tacoma. The 18-year-old female driver struck a man strolling east across Carlsbad Boulevard. He was allegedly walking outside of a marked crosswalk at the time.
Medics transported the victim to a nearby hospital for further treatment. The pedestrian was reportedly suffering from a serious head injury as a result of the impact.
The surrounding roadway was blocked off for a brief time while crews worked to clean the scene. An investigation is currently ongoing to determine further details. More information will eventually be released once available.
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