82-Year-Old Man Injured in Pedestrian Crash near Oro Street

EL CAJON, CA (April 26, 2023) – Tuesday evening, an 82-year-old man sustained injuries following a pedestrian collision on Greenfield Drive. The crash happened around 7:20 p.m., just west of Oro Street in El Cajon. According to the California Highway Patrol, a 42-year-old woman driving a Nissan Altima failed to see the pedestrian crossing the westbound land. Consequently, the Nissan hit the pedestrian, leaving them with serious injuries. Witnesses at the scene also provided medical aid until paramedics arrived. He was eventually transported to a hospital for treatment of significant injuries. Meanwhile, the female driver involved remained at the scene and cooperated with the investigators. California Highway Patrol said that drugs or alcohol did not play a role in the incident on Greenfield. Those with further information regarding the accident are encouraged to contact local authorities. Whether you are a driver or a pedestrian, it is vital to abide by all traffic laws and observe safety precautions. If you’re behind the wheel, do your part to avoid distractions and always look out for pedestrians. When 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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