SAN DIEGO, CA – An intoxicated man riding a scooter was struck by an SUV near Liberty Station on Sunday, according to the Times of San Diego.
The 36-year-old was riding an electric scooter on Byron Street near Rosencrans Street at about 10:40 p.m. He drove through a red light and crashed into a Volvo SUV.
The man was transported from the scene to a local hospital with a brain bleed and other life-threatening injuries.
The 20-year-old female driver remained at the scene and cooperated with officials.
The scooter’s rider was determined to be intoxicated at the time of the accident.
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