Police: Car driven by suspected drunken driver hits pedestrian in Pacific Beach

Man was crossing Mission Bay Dr. near Damon Ave.


A car driven by a suspected drunken driver, with her son on board, hit a man crossing Mission Bay Drive, inflicting serious head injuries on the victim, a police officer said Sunday.

The crash was reported at 10:21 p.m. Saturday at Mission Bay Drive and Damon Avenue in Pacific Beach, said San Diego police Officer David Stafford.

The 54-year-old driver had her 13-year-old son with her in her 2006 Volkswagen Beetle, Stafford said.

"She was arrested for driving under the influence," he said.

The injured pedestrian, a man in his 50s, was taken to a hospital, Stafford said. The SDPD traffic division was investigating the incident.

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