Publish Date: 2023/07/17
SAN DIEGO, CA — A 63-year-old man was hospitalized early Saturday after being struck by a vehicle in San Diego’s Middletown neighborhood, reports FOX 5 San Diego.
The incident occurred in the 3500 block of Kettner Boulevard, in an area east of Columbia College – MCRD San Diego and San Diego International Airport. San Diego Police and first responders arrived on the scene shortly after 1:23 a.m.
According to the the department. the man was crossing the road outside of a marked crosswalk when he stepped into the path of a southbound 2015 Honda CRV and was hit by the car.
The male pedestrian, who suffered serious but non-life-threatening injuries, was rushed by ambulance to an area hospital.
The driver of the Honda, a 68-year-old man, remained at the scene after the crash and cooperated with officers.
An investigation by the SDPD’s Traffic Division remains ongoing.
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