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San Diego police: Pedestrian hit by car on Mission Bay street

Posted at 9:25 AM, Mar 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-10 16:18:34-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- A pedestrian was struck by a car while crossing the street in Mission Bay Tuesday morning, San Diego police said.

According to police, the incident occurred just before 7:30 a.m. as the pedestrian walked in the crosswalk in the 1600 block of W. Mission Bay Drive, near Quivira Access.

10News learned the 40-year-old male pedestrian was taken to the hospital after suffering a broken leg and head injury.

The Mazda's 25-year-old driver, who remained at the scene after the collision, told police he was on his way to work when the incident happened.

As part of the investigation, police are planning to use information obtained from a nearby smart streetlight that was installed by the city of San Diego last year.

Due to the investigation, westbound lanes on W. Mission Bay Drive, between Ingraham Street and Quivira Access were shut down.