63-Year-Old Man Hospitalized after Pedestrian Collision in Midtown

SAN DIEGO, CA (July 19, 2023) – Early Saturday morning, an elderly man was hospitalized after a pedestrian accident on Kettner Boulevard. Authorities responded to the scene around 1:23 a.m., at the 3500 block of Kettner Boulevard in the neighborhood of Midtown. Per reports, a man was walking outside of a marked crosswalk, directly into the path of a southbound 2015 Honda CR-V.  As a result, the Honda failed to brake in time and struck the pedestrian. Medical responders arrived and transported the 63-year-old male pedestrian to a hospital for serious but non-life-threatening injuries. Meanwhile, the 68-year-old male driver of the Honda remained at the scene and cooperated with the authorities. The identities of the people involved in the collision remain undisclosed. At this time, the San Diego Traffic Division units are leading the investigation. Police are asking anyone with additional information about the Kettner Boulevard pedestrian crash to contact Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477. When driving, it is vital to always be alert for pedestrians and other vehicles. This is especially true when you are driving through a residential area, an intersection, or a parking lot. Also, always drive within the posted speed limit as this is set and enforced to reduce accidents and save lives. An unforeseen accident can be avoided by following traffic laws and being cautious of the road ahead. Such actions can also ensure the safety of everyone.
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