Woman Hospitalized in Pedestrian Crash on Clairemont Drive in San Diego
SAN DIEGO, CA (May 27, 2022) — A woman was injured in a pedestrian accident on Clairemont Drive near Dakota Drive on Thursday.
According to San Diego Police, the pedestrian accident happened around 8:00 a.m. For unknown reasons, a driver of a 2004 Ford F-150 struck the woman as she was crossing the street in the 3500 block of Clairemont Drive.
Subsequently, the southbound truck pulled over and waited for authorities.
Paramedics responded to the scene soon after and transported the victim, described as a female between 60 to 70 years old, to a hospital for treatment of critical head injuries.
Meanwhile, the 32-year-old man from Elk Grove stayed at the scene and cooperated with the police.
At this time, it’s unclear where the fault lies. However, police will look into the details of this collision to identify the liability.
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