SAN DIEGO, CA — A driver was arrested Saturday night after two separate collisions injured two people in San Diego’s North Park area, according to OnScene.TV.
The events first unfolded near 30th Street and Thorn Street and was first reported at 7:12 p.m.
A man and a woman were riding electric scooters across the intersection when the male rider was hit by a large pickup truck. The driver was said to have continued down the road and stopped before fleeing the scene.
The male victim was transported to a nearby hospital with major injuries, including a compound fracture to his ankle and a broken shoulder.
By 7:40 p.m. the same night, a vehicle matching the causing vehicle was seen emerging from an alley onto Lincoln Avenue, where it struck a Toyota Prius.
The driver of the Prius, an older woman, was transported to an area hospital with undisclosed injuries.
The suspect driver, along with his female passenger, remained at the second crash scene. Due to the vehicle’s match with the first vehicle, authorities detained the occupants for questioning.
No further updates have been released.
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