SAN DIEGO, CA – A 69-year-old woman was seriously injured after being struck by a minivan on Sunday night. The woman was crossing in a no-crossing zone on Clairemont Mesa Boulevard near Moraga Avenue when a 19-year-old driving a 2000 Dodge Caravan hit her with the right side of his vehicle. Emergency responders arrived at the incident at around 10:30 p.m. and transported the woman to a nearby hospital for treatment of a broken pelvis and a cut on her head.
According to the San Diego Union-Tribune, the teenage driver stayed at the scene and cooperated with investigators. Police stated that drugs or alcohol were not a factor in the accident.
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