Hit-and-Run Accident on Cardiff Street Badly Injures Pedestrian
SAN DIEGO, CA (February 15, 2021) – A woman was seriously injured in a hit-and-run on Cardiff Street in the Jamacha-Lomita neighborhood in southeastern San Diego.
The accident happened just before 7:00 p.m. in the 1100 block of Cardiff Street, just north of Jamacha Road.
According to San Diego police, the 60-year-old woman was crossing the street in an unmarked crosswalk when a southbound car struck her. The driver of the car then fled the scene without rendering aid.
The woman suffered a fractured pelvis, collapse lung and several broken ribs.
Police said the victim’s injuries do not appear to be life-threatening. They also added that the woman was wearing a dark clothing when she was hit.
The involved vehicle is believed to be a dark-colored SUV that was last seen traveling westbound on Carlisle Drive, police said.
An investigation into this hit-and-run is ongoing.
Always be on the lookout for pedestrians when driving. When approaching an intersection, reduce your speed and pay attention to your surroundings. And when you get involved in an accident, stop, render aid and call the authorities.
At The Law Offices of Daniel Kim, we strive to help pedestrian hit-and-run victims receive the compensation they rightfully deserve. You can rely on our personal injury attorneys to work with insurance claims, medical bills, and much more. Daniel understands that no two cases are the same, so he takes the time to work on personalized legal advice. Call us as soon as possible at (800) 895-7199 to schedule your free, one-on-one consultation. If you need a copy of the police report from your accident, our team can also help you request one.