Accidents in San Diego
Two pedestrians were taken to the hospital on Halloween after being struck by vehicles in two separate incidents, according to authorities.
Incident in the Shelltown Neighborhood
According to the San Diego Police Department, a 73-year-old man was crossing west to east on 43rd Street on the north side of Gamma Street at around 6:43 p.m.
At the same time, the police report that a 74-year-old woman was driving a 1998 Toyota Camry northbound on the 1600 block of 43rd Street. The woman crossed the intersection with Gamma Street and collided with the man, north of the intersection.
The pedestrian suffered a fractured pelvis, multiple facial fractures, and a brain hemorrhage, according to the police. His injuries are not considered fatal.
Officers from the SDPD Traffic Division responded to the scene and are investigating the collision.
Incident in Sherman Heights
According to the SDPD, a 20-year-old man was driving a 2005 Infiniti G35 westbound on Market Street at around 9:51 p.m.
As he approached the intersection of Market Street and 25th Street, the police say a 40-year-old man was walking north on 25th Street. The pedestrian apparently entered the intersection with a red light and the driver entered the intersection with a green light.
The driver collided with the pedestrian at that moment, explained the SDPD. The pedestrian was taken to a local hospital for treatment of a brain hemorrhage and a fractured pelvis. His injuries are considered fatal.
Alcohol was not a factor in this collision, determined the police. Officers from the SDPD Traffic Division responded to the scene and are investigating the collision.
Anyone with information related to either of these incidents is encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.
Location: San Diego, CA, USA
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