A woman in her 70s to 80s was hospitalized Friday with serious injuries when she was struck by a crossover SUV while trying to cross a street in the Fairmont Park neighborhood of San Diego.
They responded at 5:43 p.m. Thursday to Home Avenue and Gateway Drive, where they learned the pedestrian was crossing 1700 North-South Gateway Drive outside of an unmarked crosswalk, in front of a red light and a sign. of “No Crossing” according to Officer Robert Heims.
The woman crossed in front of a white 2019 Buick Enclave driven by a 51-year-old man who was driving in the No. 2 lane in the 4000 block of Home Avenue and was struck by the Buick, Heims said.
The pedestrian suffered several serious fractures along with other injuries and was taken to a hospital. Police said alcohol or drugs were not a factor in the accident.
The department’s traffic division is investigating the crash and anyone with related information is asked to call 858-495-7800 or San Diego County Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.