Teen Girl Injured in San Diego Pedestrian Accident on Mission Bay Drive
SAN DIEGO, CA (March 2, 2021) — A 17-year-old girl was injured in a pedestrian accident on Mission Bay Drive near Bayside Lane Sunday evening.
According to San Diego Police, the accident happened around 6:55 p.m. For unknown reasons, a 63-year-old driver in a westbound 1998 Lexus sedan ran a red light. As a result, the Lexus struck the teen pedestrian walking northbound in a marked crosswalk.
Following the accident, the driver stayed at the scene and cooperated with police investigations. Yet at this time, investigators have ruled out intoxication as a possible factor.
As police questioned the driver, paramedics transported the girl to a hospital for treatment of life-threatening injuries. Per reports, she suffered a brain bleed, multiple facial fractures and fractures in her right arm and right leg.
At this time, the crash remains under investigation. However, if anyone has more knowledge on this accident, please contact the San Diego Police.
The risk of hitting a pedestrian increases when you fail to drive responsibly. To avoid the dangers, pay attention to your surroundings and follow all road signs and traffic lights. The roads become safer if we all do our part in driving safely.
At The Law Offices of Daniel Kim, we are qualified personal injury lawyers committed to clients seeking our help. If you have sustained critical injuries in a reckless pedestrian accident, then call Daniel at (800) 895-7199. We work on a contingency basis, meaning you will not need to pay anything upfront until we settle your case. Our main intent involves winning back what was taken from you. If you would like a copy of the police report from the accident, we can provide that for you, as well.