SAN DIEGO, CA — A 40-year-old man suffered life-threatening injuries late Thursday when he was struck by a driver near San Diego State University, according to Times of San Diego.
The incident took place in the 6600 block of Alvarado Road, just east of the university, in the city’s College East area. San Diego Police responded to the scene shortly after 11:15 p.m.
Details are limited, but officials said the man stepped into the path of a Chevrolet Tahoe SUV for unknown reasons and was hit. He was not in a designated crosswalk at the time.
The victim was rushed to a local hospital where he was listed in severe condition.
Police said the driver, a 27-year-old woman, stayed at the scene and cooperated with an investigation.
At this time, it remains unclear whether alcohol contributed to the crash.
The SDPD continues to investigate.
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