Pedestrian Accident Reported in El Cajon
EL CAJON, CA (May 6, 2019) – A woman suffered serious injuries Friday afternoon following a pedestrian accident on Highway 67 near the 8 Freeway.
According to California Highway Patrol Officer Tommy Strickland, the incident happened around 12:10 p.m.
Strickland stated that the woman walked into traffic right before a Chevrolet Cruze struck her. As a result of the crash, crews closed off one lane of traffic.
By 1:10 p.m., they reopened all lanes of traffic.
The factors leading to the collision are under investigation by authorities. Yet witnesses are encouraged to contact officers if they have any insight.
Become aware of your surroundings because this helps keep you vigilant. Drivers and pedestrians alike are put in danger when distracted, impaired or in a hurry. Slow down, stay calm and pay attention to the road. It’s critical to consider these practices when trying to exercise safety.
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