Publish Date: 2021/10/20
SAN DIEGO, CA — A 53-year-old man was critically injured Tuesday night after being struck by a car in downtown San Diego’s East Village area, according to San Diego Union-Tribune.
The crash happened at the intersection of South 16th Street and National Avenue at around 7:30 p.m.
San Diego Police said a 23-year-old man was driving north on 16th Street when he turned left onto National Avenue. As the car was turning, it crossed a double-yellow line and hit the male pedestrian, who had been in the left-turn lane on National Avenue.
Medics transported the victim to a nearby hospital with life-threatening injuries, including a brain bleed, skull fractures, and a fracture of an upper bone in one arm.
No further information has been released at this time.
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