News: Teenage pedestrian struck by car, seriously injured

SAN DIEGO, CA – A 17-year-old boy suffered serious injuries after he was struck by a car in a Otay Mesa West intersection on Monday morning.

According to Fox 5 San Diego, the victim was struck as he attempted to run across an intersection on the 800 block of Picador Boulevard aorund 8 a.m.

He was hit by a 2012 Hyundai Elantra travelling south. His injuries are serious but not life-threatening and include a fracture to his leg.

The crash remains under investigation.

If you’ve been hurt as a pedestrian in San Diego, the actions you take afterward can determine the sucess of your personal injury case. Before you do anything else, make sure everyone in your vehicle is safe and move to the side of the road. Contact first responders right away, then exchange contact and insurance information with any other drivers involved and gather relevant evidence from the scene. Officers will arrive to take down an official report of your accident, which will prove to be a key piece of evidence when you file your claim. Finally, contact HHJ Trial Attorneys at 1-888-50-LAWFIRM to discuss your options with one of our premier San Diego car accident lawyers.

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