SAN DIEGO, CA – The driver involved in a hit-and-run accident that seriously injured a pedestrian in Encinitas was arrested on Tuesday morning.
According to Fox News San Diego, the accident happened at the intersection of East D Street and Vulcan Avenue. The driver of a black sedan that was mangled in the accident and struck a pedestrian fled from the scene on foot.
The pedestrian was taken to a local hospital with serious injuries.
The driver was arrested soon after the accident.
Drugs or alcohol may have played a factor in the accident although that has not yet been confirmed by investigators.
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