Pedestrian Suffers Skull Fracture after Car Exiting Del Cerro Boulevard Hits Him
SAN DIEGO, CA (March 14, 2023) – A man was seriously injured in a pedestrian accident on Del Cerro Boulevard in San Diego late Saturday afternoon.
The accident happened around 5:00 p.m. on March 11. According to the San Diego Police Department, the 63-year-old was walking along the north sidewalk of the 6300 block of Del Cerro Boulevard. At the same time, an orange 2016 BMW I-3 was leaving a market parking lot.
The driver of the BMW saw the man walking in front of his car and waited. However, the driver initiated his right turn too soon and struck the pedestrian with his right front end.
The victim fell and hit his head on the sidewalk, suffering a skull fracture and brain bleed. Paramedics rushed him to a hospital for treatment of serious but non-life-threatening injuries.
DUI is not suspected as a factor in the crash. The San Diego police traffic division is handling the investigation.
Avoid pedestrian accidents by keeping your eyes on the road and managing your speed. Always pay attention to pedestrians crossing and walking on the roadway, and prepare yourself to yield. Also, only drive when you are alert and sober.
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