Woman Struck and Injured by BMW in San Diego Accident
SAN DIEGO, CA (February 18, 2019) — A 39-year-old woman suffered multiple fractures after a vehicle struck her on Friday, February 15.
A 41-year-old man was driving a gray 2008 BMW 750i sedan northbound in the No. 2 lane of the 1600 block of Euclid Avenue at around 6:50 p.m. Then he entered the intersection of Federal Boulevard with a green light and a woman was crossing Euclid Avenue in the north crosswalk against the pedestrian signal.
According to Sgt. Michael Tansey of the San Diego Police Department, the BMW struck the woman and she sustained fractures to her legs and a fractured pelvis. She was brought to a hospital for treatment of her injuries.
The driver remained at the scene and was not under the influence of alcohol or drugs, Tansey stated.
The woman was intoxicated, but her sobriety was unknown.
The crash is under investigation by SDPD Traffic Division detectives.
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