Man, 64, Severely Injured in Point Loma Hit-and-Run on Nimitz Boulevard
SAN DIEGO (September 7, 2019) – A bicyclist was severely injured after an alleged hit-and-run accident on Nimitz Boulevard Friday night.
The collision occurred on September 6 at about 10:15 p.m. when near Voltaire Street in the Point Loma Heights neighborhood.
Police said a 64-year-old man was either walking or riding his bicycle north in the bike lane of Nimitz Boulevard when he was struck by a vehicle.
According to reports by San Diego Union-Tribune and FOX 5 News, the driver was traveling north when for an unknown reason they hit the victim.
Man Hit by Car in San Diego’s Point Loma Friday, September 6
Paramedics responded to the scene and found the cyclist down in the roadway and suffering from life-threatening injuries as a result of the accident.
The patient was then rushed to a hospital with an open pelvic fracture. His name and condition at this time were not immediately disclosed.
Meanwhile, police affirmed that the motorist involved did not stop to render aid and took off. The suspect car was described as a white Nissan Versa or similar make and model.
The incident is still under investigation. Anyone with information is urged to contact the SDPD’s Traffic Division at 858-495-7800 or submit anonymous tips to Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.
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