Woman hit by car during protest sues UC San Diego

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- A woman is suing UC San Diego after being struck by a car on the 5 Freeway during a political protest in 2016, according to KTLA.

In the lawsuit, the woman is claiming failure to contain the demonstration and prevent a dangerous situation.

19-year-old Maria Ana Carrola Flores filed the lawsuit against the university, the driver of the vehicle, the City of San Diego and the state.

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Flores was part of a protest that took place after President Donald Trump gave his victory speech after being elected.

The protest spilled onto the freeway where Flores was hit.

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