VISTA, CA – A pedestrian who had been reported missing was sent to the hospital after he was hit by a driver in Vista early this morning, according to ABC 10 News.
The accident occurred at 2405 N Santa Fe Avenue at about 3 a.m., as the male pedestrian was walking in the roadway. He was struck by the driver of a red Dodge Dakota, who had attempted to swerve but was unable to avoid hitting the victim.
The pedestrian, who has yet to be publicly identified, was taken to the hospital with multiple injuries, including severe head wounds and a broken leg.
The driver, who remained at the scene after the crash, is not suspected of having been speeding or under the influence.
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