News: Auto vs. pedestrian crash injures 1 in Valley Center

SAN DIEGO, CA – A male pedestrian was hospitalized Wednesday night after a vehicle struck him on a major roadway in Valley Center, reports KGTV 10.

The incident happened around 7:35 p.m. on the eastbound side of Valley Center Road near Sunset Road, which is just east of H & H Feed.

The investigation indicates that an eastbound Volkswagen Jetta struck a pedestrian as he walked east on Valley Center Road.

Medics transported the pedestrian to the hospital with serious injuries.

The driver of the Volkswagen was unhurt in the accident.

Police say the driver was not under the influence at the time of the collision. They are still investigating why the man was walking in the roadway.

Anyone with information or tips to share about the crash can contact the California Highway Patrol.

If your loved one has been injured in a San Diego County pedestrian accident, you might be tempted to rush away from the scene of the accident to be with your family member at the hospital. It’s very important, however, that you protect your loved one’s interests by completing some basic steps after the crash. First, be sure to gather insurance information from any drivers involved in the accident. Next, call the police and request that they dispatch a team to investigate and provide you with an official crash report. Finally, visit the pedestrian accident section of our Personal Injury Resource Center and contact the San Diego County pedestrian accident lawyers at HHJ Trial Attorneys to discuss your case. Reach us online or by phone at 1-619-INJURED for a free consultation.

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