SAN DIEGO, CA – A hit-and-run driver struck and injured a man crossing El Cajon Boulevard in a motorized wheelchair on Sunday night.
According to the Times of San Diego, the 73-year-old man was making his way across El Cajon Boulevard near Altadena Avenue at about 9:55 p.m. He was struck by a vehicle driving east while in an unmarked crosswalk at the intersection.
The driver did stop and call for help. When the EMS crew came, the driver then fled ahead of law enforcement’s arrival.
The pedestrian was transported to the hospital where he was treated for multiple fractures in one of his legs.
The suspect is still at large. A description of the driver and vehicle were not available.
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