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Driver passes out, crashes into woman

Posted: 8:09 AM, Dec 04, 2015
Updated: 2015-12-04 16:09:34Z
SAN DIEGO – Police are unsure what caused a man to pass out while behind the wheel of an SUV, crashing into a woman who was walking on the sidewalk late Thursday night. 
 
The crash occurred at around 11:30 p.m. in the 4400 block of University Avenue. According to San Diego police, the Ford Expedition went over the curb and hit a woman and a metal pole. Following the crash, the driver was still passed out. Officers had to smash through a back window to reach him and wake him up. 
 
Both the driver and the injured pedestrian were taken to a nearby hospital. Their injuries were not considered serious. 
 
Police are investigating whether drugs, alcohol or a medical condition caused the crash.