Car strikes pedestrian in Talmadge: Woman sustains head injuries, broken leg

Incident reported in the 5000 block of El Cajon

SAN DIEGO - A woman in her 40s was hospitalized Friday with head injuries and a broken leg after being struck by a motorist in San Diego's Talmadge neighborhood, police said.

The pedestrian was struck as she walked into the street in the 5000 block of El Cajon Boulevard just before 6 p.m. Thursday, according to San Diego police Officer David Stafford.

She was struck by a 1999 Mercedes being driven by a 42-year-old woman, who waited at the scene and was not injured in the accident, Stafford said in a statement.

Paramedics took the pedestrian to a local trauma center suffering from head injuries and a broken leg, he said.

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