Police search for hit-and-run driver: Woman seriously injured in crash

SAN DIEGO - An investigation was under way Friday into a hit-and- run accident in Linda Vista that sent a woman in her mid-40s to the hospital with serious injuries.

The woman was struck while walking on the east sidewalk of the 7200 block of Linda Vista Road about 8 p.m. Thursday, according to San Diego police Sgt. Leticia Taylor.

She was hit by a light-colored pickup truck that went up on the sidewalk after making a U-turn in the roadway, Taylor said in a statement. The pickup continued on after the accident.

Paramedics took the woman to a local trauma center, where she was treated for serious but not life-threatening injuries, according to the sergeant.

Anyone with information about the accident was asked to call San Diego County Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.

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