SAN DIEGO, CA – The force of a two-vehicle collision Tuesday sent one of the vehicles crashing into a La Jolla pedestrian, severely injuring the 77-year-old man.
According to 10 News San Diego, the two-vehicle collision between a Toyota Prius and a Ford F-150 sent the pickup caroming into the pedestrian as he was standing at the corner of Nautilus Street and La Jolla Boulevard. The Prius, driven by a 76-year-old man, broadsided the truck as it drove into the intersection on a green light.
The pedestrian sustained several serious injuries, including a broken Tibia and fibula in his left leg. The Prius’ driver received a minor cut to the face, while the truck’s 63-year-old male driver was not injured.
An investigation is ongoing but authorities do not believe that drugs or alcohol factored in the crash.
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