65-Year-Old Pedestrian Hurt in Vehicle Crash in Hillcrest

SAN DIEGO, CA (July 19, 2023) – Late Sunday morning, an elderly man suffered injuries after a pedestrian crash on Park Boulevard. Based on the report, the collision happened around 11:38 a.m. at the west alley of 3800 Park Blvd. in the neighborhood of Hillcrest San Diego. Police claimed that an eastbound vehicle on University Avenue made a right turn into an alley and hit a man lying on a mattress. Subsequently, the 48-year-old male driver dragged the victim with the vehicle for at least 30 feet before the driver noticed. Responding emergency personnel rushed the 65-year-old victim to a nearby hospital for various injuries. At this time, his name and state of condition are unknown. The San Diego Police Department traffic division is handling the investigation. Anyone with further information about the Park Boulevard pedestrian crash is encouraged to contact the police at 858-495-7800. Whether you are a driver or a pedestrian, it is important to abide by all traffic laws and observe safety precautions. If you’re behind the wheel, do your part to avoid distractions and look out for pedestrians at all times. If you’re crossing the street, do so at designated crosswalks or intersections. When walking alongside a road, remain on the sidewalk wherever possible. If there is no sidewalk, walk on the shoulder and face oncoming traffic. By obeying traffic laws and being cautious of the conditions of the road, you can help prevent an unforeseen accident and keep yourself and others safe.
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