Publish Date: 2022/01/12
SAN DIEGO, CA — A man was seriously injured Wednesday morning in a pedestrian accident on Interstate 805 near San Diego’s Mission Valley East area, according to Times of San Diego.
The incident took place on the northbound lanes approaching the I-8 interchange at around 8:00 a.m.
California Highway Patrol said the man had been trying to walk across the northbound freeway from the center divider when a red sedan struck him in a center lane.
The man suffered serious injuries, including an “open head fracture,” but was said to have still maintained a pulse. Medics rushed the victim to a nearby hospital, where his condition remains undisclosed.
Three northbound lanes became blocked during the emergency response but were reopened by around 9:00 a.m.
Authorities have not released further details at this time.
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