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Man hit by vehicle while crossing street in Sherman Heights; driver flees

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Posted at 6:58 AM, Jan 02, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-02 09:58:31-05

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A 46-year-old man suffered a broken leg this morning when he was struck by a vehicle while walking across a street in the Sherman Heights area of San Diego.

The crash occurred at 3:35 a.m. in the 2000 block of Market Street, said San Diego police Officer Tony Martinez.

The man was struck by a westbound minivan while crossing southbound, Martinez said.

The victim was taken by paramedics to a hospital for treatment of a broken right femur, he said.

The vehicle that allegedly hit him was described as a white or silver 2005 to 2010 Toyota Sienna, Martinez said. There was no suspect description.