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Pedestrian seriously injured in Encinitas hit-and-run crash

Encinitas hit-and-run
Posted at 2:14 PM, Feb 16, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-16 17:14:38-05

ENCINITAS, Calif. (KGTV) -- A pedestrian sustained serious injuries following a hit-and-run crash in Encinitas Tuesday morning.

The crash happened around 11 a.m. near Vulcan Avenue and D Street, according to the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department.

Authorities say the driver ran from the scene but was later arrested for felony hit and run.

The department says drugs or alcohol may be contributing factors in the crash.

Witnesses are asked to call 858-565-5200 with information regarding the crash.