Woman, 91, Hit and Severely Injured by Car on El Camino Real
OCEANSIDE (October 20, 2017) – A pedestrian accident took place on North El Camino Real Friday morning, according to FOX 5 News.
The collision occurred at about 6 a.m.
As per the article, police said a 91-year-old woman was struck by a 2013 Kia which was traveling south on El Camino Real at the time. The victim was reportedly crossing the road in between intersections across the southbound lanes of El Camino when she was hit.
The elderly woman was immediately taken to Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla with what officials described as severe, possibly life-threatening trauma. Her name and condition at this moment remained unknown.
Meanwhile, police affirmed that it was dark in the area where the incident happened. The driver involved was reportedly unharmed.
We offer our sincerest thoughts and prayers to the elderly woman and her family and friends during such a difficult time.
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It is necessary that certain precautionary measures shall be put into action by the motorists, taking into consideration the other people such as the pedestrians who are also in the roadway. A 2016 report by San Diego Union-Tribune indicated that 270 victims were killed on San Diego streets over the past 15 years, and the number is continuously rising. The increase of pedestrian accidents, whether they result in injury or death, is both alarming and distressing, as they threaten the safety of the individuals on the road. Aside from factors such as driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, speeding and distracted driving, inadequate law enforcement and poor road lighting and construction may also play a role in the occurrence of such incidents.
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