Woman Walking Her Dog Hurt in Traffic Accident on Illinois Street

SAN DIEGO, CA (July 27, 2022) – Wednesday night, a pedestrian was injured in a collision while walking her dog on Illinois Street

The incident happened on July 20th, at around 9:00 p.m., in the 4400 block of Illinois Street.

According to officials, the woman was walking her dog eastbound on Illinois Street, when her dog dragged her into the street. Subsequently, a 2003 BMW Z4 driven by a 61-year-old man headed southbound, struck her, leaving her with serious injuries.

Emergency responders arrived shortly after and rushed the woman to a nearby hospital. Medics report that she had a brain bleed, a fractured left tibia and fibula, and various lacerations and abrasions.

At this time, authorities are conducting an active investigation into the crash. Anyone with further information about the collision is encouraged to call (858) 495-7800 as soon as possible.

Always focus on the road and be aware of your surroundings when driving. This is especially true when going through a busy intersection, a neighborhood, or a parking lot. Drive safely and legally to help avoid causing or increasing the risk of accident, like the collision on Illinois Street.


After an accident, your primary focus should be on your health. At Sweet James, they help accident victims heal by pursuing their cases from beginning to end. You only have to focus on getting back on your feet; they take care of the rest. If you or someone you love has been injured in a pedestrian accident, call they at (800) 975-3435 for a free case evaluation. One of their experienced legal professionals will assist you. They are also available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to answer any of your questions through email, text message, or online chat. Click here to request a police report.

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