SAN DIEGO, CA – A pedestrian was severely injured after being hit by a woman suspected of driving while intoxicated in Mission Beach late last night, according to information from the Times of San Diego.
The crash happened in the 4300 block of Mission Boulevard near Thomas Avenue at around 11:55 p.m., when a 55-year-old man walking in a crosswalk was struck by the driver of a Jeep.
The victim was taken to the hospital for the treatment of life-threatening injuries, including a fractured pelvis.
The driver, a 24-year-old woman, stopped a short distance away, near the 800 block of Grand Avenue. She was taken into police custody on charges of felony drunk driving.
The accident remains under investigation.
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