60-Year-Old Female Pedestrian Seriously Hurt after Hit-and-Run Accident in San Diego

San Diego, CA (February 19, 2021) – Monday night, a 60-year-old woman was injured in a hit-and-run crash on Cardiff Street.

Officers first arrived at the scene around 7:00 p.m., at the 1100 block of Cardiff Street.

According to reports, a car was heading south along Cardiff Street when they struck the victim. Due to the impact of the collision, the female pedestrian suffered a broken pelvis, lung breakdown, and several broken ribs.

In addition, authorities also say the woman was not walking in a marked crosswalk at the time, noting she was wearing dark clothes when hit by the driver.

Authorities reported that the vehicle involved is a dark-colored SUV, which was last seen on Carlisle Drive to the west. They encourage witnesses with further information to contact their offices immediately.

At this time, the investigation remains ongoing.

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Avoid distractions and keep your eyes on the road. Additionally, drive within the posted speed limit set and enforced to reduce accidents. Always be cautious of the road ahead to ensure everyone’s safety.

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