Woman Hit, Injured by Driver in San Diego
SAN DIEGO, CA (December 6, 2019)—A woman sustained life-threatening injuries following Thursday’s pedestrian accident on Harbor Drive near Sigsbee Street.
Police closed Harbor Drive’s northbound lanes at Sigsbee Street for clean-up and investigations. According to San Diego police Officer Billy Hernandez, the incident happened around 5:20 a.m.
Officer Tony Martinez said a man driving a Toyota Tacoma westbound in the left-hand lane struck the woman, who’d been walking westbound.
Paramedics arrived and transported her to a local hospital for treatment of life-threatening injuries.
Conflicting reports state that either the driver or the pedestrian is 54 years old. This, along with where the fault lies and the preceding events of the accident, will be determined further.
Pedestrians and drivers have a responsibility to take when navigating the street. We’ll never know when an accident will happen to us. Take great caution when behind the wheel by slowing down when pedestrians are present. Pedestrians are encouraged to make eye contact with drivers and to only cross when it is safe to do so. Keep these helpful reminders.
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