SAN DIEGO, CA — A 17-year-old boy suffered serious injuries Monday morning when he was struck by a car in San Diego’s Otay Mesa West neighborhood, reports FOX 5 San Diego.
The incident took place in the 800 block of Picador Boulevard shortly after 8:00 a.m.
According to the San Diego Police, the teenager was running from the west to the east side of the road. At one point, he entered the path of a southbound 2012 Hyundai Elantra in lane 1, resulting in a crash.
The teen was rushed to a local hospital with serious by non-life-threatening injuries, including a fracture to his left femur and a 6-inch laceration on the left hip.
It was unclear whether any charges are expected to be filed, but an investigation was in progress.
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