Pick-up truck hits man on wheelchair

Crash was near 36th St. and University Ave.

A man is in the hospital tonight after he was hit by a pick-up truck near 36th Street and University Avenue in City Heights.

The 70 year old man was hit just after 8 p.m. when he was crossing the street on his wheelchair.

He was unconscious when paramedics arrived and was transported to a local trauma center with serious head injuries.

The driver of the pick-up stayed on scene and will not be prosecuted.

The intersection is closed while San Diego Police investigate.

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