Pedestrian hit by truck trailer in College Area while trying to cross street

SAN DIEGO - A pedestrian was struck by a trailer being towed by a pickup truck in the College Area on Wednesday evening.

The incident occurred at about 7:10 p.m. in the 6500 block of Alvarado Road. A man was trying to cross the street toward the trolley tracks in front of Alvarado Hospital when a truck towing a trailer drove by. He then was hit by part of the trailer.

The man was taken to Scripps Mercy Hospital to be treated. The extent of his injuries was unknown.

More details will be posted as they become available.

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