SAN DIEGO, CA – A pedestrian sustained a broken leg when she crossed the street outside of a crosswalk in the Jamacha-Lomita area on Friday night, according to the Times of San Diego.
The accident occurred in the 1000 block of Cardiff Street at about 9:15 p.m., when a 46-year-old woman ran across the roadway while she had a red light.
She crossed into the pathway of a 2005 Dodge Ram pickup truck, which was unable to stop before colliding with the pedestrian.
The victim, whose identity has yet to be released, was taken to the hospital with a broken leg and head lacerations.
The driver was not reported as hurt.
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