Man Sleeping on Sidewalk on Beech Street in Cortez Hill Run Over by Car
CORTEZ HILL, CA (October 26, 2021) – A man was seriously injured in a pedestrian accident on Beech Street in Cortez Hill neighborhood Sunday morning.
The accident happened around 8:50 a.m. on October 24 in the 500 block of Beech Street. According to the San Diego Police Department, the 58-year-old man was asleep on the sidewalk near a driveway.
A 65-year-old woman driving a 2019 Ford Edge drove in the designated bike lane and turned into the Ace parking lot. She drove over the sleeping man.
The victim was rushed to a hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.
At this time, it is unknown if drugs or alcohol was a factor in the crash. Further investigation is underway.
Distracted driving is one of the major causes of pedestrian accidents. To minimize the dangers on the road, pay attention and scan the roads while driving. Always manage your speed and follow traffic rules at all times.
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