SAN DIEGO, CA — A 25-year-old woman was hospitalized Wednesday night after being struck by a car while walking her dog in San Diego’s North Park neighborhood, reports The San Diego Union-Tribune.
San Diego Police responded to the scene on Illinois Street, near Meade Avenue, after receiving a call at about 9:00 p.m.
A preliminary investigation indicates the woman was walking eastbound across Illinois Street when she was pulled into the roadway by her leashed dog.
Moments later, the female pedestrian was hit by a 2003 BMW Z4.
The patient was transported the victim to a local hospital with a brain bleed, fractures to her left leg, and several cuts. No updates on her condition have been shared, but authorities said her injuries are considered non-life-threatening.
An investigation by the SDPD’s traffic division was underway.
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