Two Men Hospitalized after Pedestrian Accident on Mango Drive
SAN DIEGO, CA (July 29, 2022) – Late Saturday night, two people sustained various injuries in an e-bike crash in Del Mar Heights.
The incident occurred around 10:26 p.m., along the 13800 block of Mango Drive at Del Mar Heights Road.
According to officers, a man in his 50s was riding an e-bike and struck an 82-year-old man who was walking east. As per reports, the e-bike rider did not notice the pedestrian since he did not have any lights on his bike.
Responding medics arrived and took the pedestrian and the e-bike rider, who both sustained serious injuries, to a nearby hospital for treatment. Although, authorities currently withheld the names of the injured parties until their next of kin are notified.
At this time, officers are looking into the possibility of speed as a factor in the collision. However, an active investigation is underway.
Local authorities urge anyone with information to call 858-495-7800 or Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.
When driving, it is vital always to be alert for pedestrians and other vehicles. This is especially true when driving through a residential area, an intersection, or a parking lot. Also, always go within the posted speed limit. These are set and enforced to reduce accidents and save lives. Avoid accidents by following traffic laws and being cautious of the road ahead. Such actions can also ensure the safety of everyone.
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