EL CAJON, CA – FOX5 News reports that an elderly male pedestrian was injured after being struck by a driver in El Cajon on Tuesday.
The accident took place shortly before 7:30 p.m. on Greenfield Drive, just west of Oro Street. Authorities say an 82-year-old man was walking across Greenfield when a 42-year-old female driver of a Nissan Altima struck him in the westbound lanes while approaching Oro Street. The driver claims she was unable to see the pedestrian when she crashed into him.
The pedestrian sustained serious injuries in the accident and was transported to a nearby hospital for evaluation and treatment. The driver of the Nissan remained at the scene and cooperated with officers.
No other details have been released at this time. We will update this post as further information becomes available.
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