A 20-year-old male who was riding a skateboard was critically injured Monday night in a hit-and-run accident. The auto accident was reported at 5:51 p.m. at Oleander Avenue and Alamitos Way. The victim was struck by a vehicle traveling east on Oleander.
Several hours later, a man called the sheriff’s communications center to report that he was involved in the collision. In a statement, he admitted that he was driving the vehicle that struck the victim. He was taken into custody.
The San Diego Police Department is investigating a hit-and-run death of a 44-year-old transient in National City. A motorist saw the woman, whose name was not released, lying the middle of the street on Plaza Boulevard near B Avenue about 7:30 p.m.
The driver turned around to investigate further and saw a dark sedan crash into the woman, slow down, then drive off, according to the county Medical Examiner’s Office. The witness called 911. Paramedics took her to a hospital, where she died. An autopsy was being conducted Tuesday afternoon.
A 28-year-old man crossing East Park Avenue was struck early Saturday by a passing car whose driver failed to stop in San Ysidro. Reports show that the victim who was struck by the moving car suffered a broken leg but is expected to make a full recovery.
The hit-and-run accident was reported in the 100 block of East Park Avenue about 12:30 a.m. Other then the a description reporting the suspects vehicle as a beige four-door vehicle headed north during the accident, the San Diego Police Department does not have any leads in their search for the suspect.
A hit-and-run car accident left a pedestrian seriously injured Wednesday night. The pedestrian was hit by a automobile on Mission Gorge Road in Allied Gardens at approximately 11:00 p.m. on Wednesday. A witness of the pedestrian accident called and reported the accident to San Diego police.
The first officers at the scene of the accident found the 57-year-old victim near Old Cliffs Road. San Diego police officer, David Jennings reported that the man was found lying in the westbound bicycle lane, suffering from serious injuries to the head and other parts of his body. Investigators have no information about the vehicle that hit the victim or its driver at this time.
A high school junior was taken to a hospital with serious head injuries after an auto accident that took place Monday morning by Costa Verde Center, near University Town Center. The victim has been identified as a 17-year-old girl who was on her way to school when the accident occurred. Authorities believe that the accident is most likely a hit-and-run, and they have asked any witnesses of the accident to contact the San Diego police immediately.
The teen victim left her family’s house on Mahaila Avenue, on her way to a bus stop on Regents Road at 7 a.m. when the accident happened. The victim is suffering from short-term memory loss and has only a vague recollection of what actually took place and how. The victim’s mother reported that the victim returned home less then an hour after leaving for school with bruises on her elbow and a gash on the left side of her head. The victim reportedly told her mother that she “might have been hit by a car” but was not really sure what happened. She was immediately taken to a hospital where she required 13 staples and stitches on her head. Doctors told her parents that they are unsure if the head trauma will lead to temporary or permanent short-term memory loss, but they did say it was a good sign that she was able to find her way back to her home.
A marine stationed at Camp Pendleton in San Diego was killed in a hit-and-run car accident while attempting to cross the Interstate 5 in Oceanside. The marine was identified as 21 year old Lance Cpl. Zackery Johnston and was stationed at Camp Pendleton since October 2009. The victims father said that his son was a recent graduate of Concord High School and shipped off to boot camp in July 2009.
Authorities have reported that there was another marine hit by the vehicle while the pair attempted to sprint across the northbound lanes of Interstate 5 just after midnight on Sunday. California Highway Patrol officers pronounced Zackery Johnston dead at the scene. San Diego Police have also identified the vehicle that hit the two marines as a 2009 Nissan Altima.
In San Diego, on interstate 8, at 1:52 a.m., a 26-year-old man who is suspected of driving under the influence crashed a black Ford ranger pick-up truck into a guard rail in the center median near Waring Road. The driver of the pick-up and his male passenger quickly vacated the vehicle, Causing the passenger to be struck by a hit-and-run driver.
The victim of the hit-and-run was immediately transported to Mercy Hospital, only to die a few hours later. The hit-and-run vehicle has been identified as a smaller Nissan or Toyota sedan. The hit-and-run driver is still at large, but investigators say they are currently following up on different leads. This accident resulted in San Diego Police shutting down part of the freeway for over three hours. If you have any knowledge of who and where the hit-and-run driver is, contact San Diego police immediately.
San Diego police are currently looking for a hit-and-run suspect, described by witnesses as a Hispanic male in his 30s with a balding or shaved head and a heavy muscular build.
The accident took place in City Heights San Diego on 46th Street, between University and Polk avenues around 4 p.m. The suspect was driving a small two door car when he ran over a 6 year old child who reportedly fell from another vehicle before being hit. The child was immediately taken to Rady Children’s Hospital after the accident. The severity of the child’s injuries is still unknown to the public.
Hit-and-run car accidents have severe legal consequences including the suspension or cancellation of one’s driver’s license, as well as imprisonment. Lifetime revocation of a driver license is possible in certain jurisdictions. If you see an individual matching the suspect’s description, contact the authorities right away.