SAN YSIDRO, CA – FOX5 News reports that a female pedestrian was struck and seriously injured by a driver while crossing the street in San Ysidro on Monday night.
The crash was reported shortly after 9:00 p.m. at the intersection of Avenida De La Madrid and Smythe Avenue. Authorities say the woman was crossing the street in a marked crosswalk when a 21-year-old driver of a BMW X3 traveling north on Smythe crashed into her.
The pedestrian was seriously injured in the accident and was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment, where she currently remains in critical condition.
The driver was arrested at the scene for driving under the influence of marijuana.
No other details have been released at this time. We will update this post as further information becomes available.
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