Vehicle crashes into pedestrian in El Cajon Tuesday evening

Posted at 5:37 PM, Mar 13, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-14 01:17:51-04

EL CAJON, Calif. (KGTV) --  A woman was hit and killed by a vehicle Tuesday night in El Cajon. The crash happened on the 600 block of Greenfield Drive near Magnolia Elementary School around 5:15 p.m.

Police say it appears that the woman was walking westbound on the south sidewalk of Greenfield Drive when a blue 2004 Chevrolet Suburban was traveling westbound on Greenfield Drive and veered across the eastbound lanes and left the roadway, hitting her.

Paramedics administered CPR and transported the woman to the hospital where she later succumbed to her injuries. The name of the woman has not yet been released. She is believed to be in her 40's. 

The male driver of the Suburban, a 49-year-old resident of El Cajon, remained on scene and has been fully cooperative with the investigation, according to police. 

It is unknown at this time if drugs or alcohol were a factor in the collision.

The El Cajon Police Department is asking anyone with information regarding this collision to call (619) 579-3311.