Pedestrian Crash near 37th Street Left 46-Year-Old Man Hospitalized

SAN DIEGO, CA (August 23, 2023) – Monday evening, a hit-and-run on National Avenue injured a male pedestrian. The collision happened at around 9:00 p.m., at the 3700 block of National Avenue in the neighborhood of Southcrest. According to reports, a 2020 GMC Sierra in the westbound lane hit the man attempting to cross south on National Avenue. Following the collision, the Sierra veered to the left and crashed into a wall. However, the driver did not stop and fled the scene without rendering aid to the victim. Upon arrival, authorities discovered the male victim suffering from serious injuries, including multiple fractures and a collapsed organ. Eventually, paramedics arrived at the scene and transported the 46-year-old male pedestrian to a hospital. The victim’s injuries were not considered to be life-threatening. Officials recovered the suspect’s vehicle on the 3600 block of Logan Avenue. At this time, the department’s traffic division is asking everyone with additional information about the National Avenue hit-and-run to contact them at 858-495-7800. Thousands of people are injured each year due to reckless driving. If you’re behind the wheel, pay full attention to the road and your surroundings. Do not engage in any non-driving activity which creates a potential distraction. You can help prevent an accident by abiding by all traffic laws and observing safety precautions.
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