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Pedestrian seriously hurt by hit-and-run driver in University Heights

Publish Date: 2023/06/12

SAN DIEGO, CA — A 47-year-old man was hospitalized Saturday night following a hit-and-run pedestrian crash in San Diego’s University Heights neighborhood, reports ABC10 News.

San Diego Police said the incident took place in the 1800 block of El Cajon Boulevard shortly before 9:00 p.m.

Preliminary details show the man was standing along a bus lane just east of the marked crosswalk. At one point, a car traveling northbound on Park Boulevard made a right turn onto El Cajon Boulevard and struck the male pedestrian before fleeing the scene.

The victim, who was left unconscious and suffering from injuries to his head and shoulder, was rushed to a local hospital.

At this time, the SDPD’s traffic division continues to investigate and search for the driver and suspect vehicle, described as a dark-colored Honda Civic or BMW 3 series.

Anyone who may have information is urged to contact investigators or contact Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

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