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79-year-old woman struck by car in Mira Mesa

Posted at 2:21 PM, Jan 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-08 17:21:08-05

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - A 79-year-old woman struck while crossing a Mira Mesa intersection is expected to recover from her injuries, San Diego Police said Monday.

The woman was walking north in the crosswalk of Mira Mesa Boulevard and Black Mountain Road about 5 a.m. when she was struck by a male driver, police said.

Officers reported the woman suffered a fractured pelvis, open fracture to the right tibia, and head injuries. She was taken to the hospital.

The crash shattered the driver’s windshield. He was not hurt.

Traffic backed up for several hours during the morning commute for the investigation. Police have not yet determined who was at fault.