Car Strikes and Seriously Injures Man Near North County Park


Carlsbad, CA – A man was hit by a truck near a park in Carlsbad leaving him with serious injuries. The crash was around 9 p.m. Sunday night near the Carlsbad Boulevard and Tierra del Oro intersection.

The man struck by the vehicle was walking outside of a crosswalk on Carlsbad Boulevard. An 18-year-old woman in a Toyota Tacoma going northbound struck the victim.

After the crash officials took the man to the hospital with a serious head injury. An update on his condition was not available.

The driver of the truck was did not leave the scene. Police believe she was not under the influence of any drugs or alcohol. Police do believe the pedestrian was under the influence.

If you have information about this accident please call accident investigators at 760-931-2208.

Source: Fox 5

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