1 Hospitalized in San Diego Pedestrian Accident on Hotel Circle Place near Hotel Circle North
SAN DIEGO, CA (June 24, 2021) – On Friday, a woman sustained injuries after a suspected pedestrian hit-and-run crash on Hotel Circle Place.
According to San Diego police Officer Scott Lockwood, witnesses saw a woman clinging on the hood of a moving Jeep. The crash happened on Hotel Circle Place near Hotel Circle North in Mission Valley.
Furthermore, responders transported the unconscious woman to a hospital with skull fractures. The jeep fled the scene after the incident.
Moreover, officers spotted a white Jeep on east Hotel Circle South on Tuesday morning and followed it up to State Route 163.
After deploying a police helicopter and a canine officer, the officer turned on his light. Then, he pulled over the jeep on north Interstate 15 near the Ted Williams Parkway exit. The suspect was arrested at around 8:00 a.m.
Meanwhile, officials said that the suspect will be facing charges for assault with a deadly weapon.
Dealing With Similar Incidents
In today’s current state of affairs, taking strolls outdoors is becoming the new normal. With this, so does the likelihood of accidents involving pedestrians.
Car accidents are far more common than pedestrian accidents. However, there is still reason to be wary when traveling on foot.
“Pedestrian accidents do not occur as much as vehicle accidents. However, pedestrian accidents tend to include more serious injuries,” Tyler Toomey said. He is a practicing attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
“It’s because they are sometimes hard to see. They also ride bikes, skateboards, etc. Pedestrian incidents usually occur in shopping center entrances and street corners,” he added.
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