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Driver Crashes Fleeing Pacific Beach Pedestrian Accident

NBC 7 in San Diego is reporting that a driver was arrested for allegedly causing both a car and pedestrian accident within moments of each other. According to reports, the driver had the car accident after fleeing the scene of the pedestrian accident. The first accident happened around 3:20 p.m. at the intersection of Garnet Avenue and Everts Street, according to Fox 5 in San Diego. While a 25-year-old woman was driving a Nissan Pathfinder through the intersection, she struck a 25-year-old man. “The man sustained a fractured foot, for which he was taken to a local hospital,” San Diego police officer David Stafford told Fox 5. “The woman drove on after striking the pedestrian, but was followed by a witness as she drove several blocks at a high rate of speed while running stop signs.” After she left the first accident scene, the woman struck a car with her…
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Pedestrian Killed in Del Cerro Car Accident

A pedestrian died after being struck by a car at a Del Cerro intersection, according to ABC 10 News in San Diego. The accident happened on October 11 at around 3:40 p.m. NBC 7 in San Diego is reporting that the victim was a 65-year-old woman, and the driver was a 25-year-old female. The fatal collision occurred at the intersection of Navajo Road and Margerum Avenue. The victim was crossing the street when the 25-year-old, who is being investigated for distracted driving, hit her with her car. “The pedestrian, according to numerous witnesses, stopped in the middle of the intersection when the driver was approaching her and put her arm up,” SDPD Sgt. Art Doherty told NBC 7. While the initial collision may have been enough to kill the victim, the aftermath was particularly brutal. After the 65-year-old was struck, her body was reportedly dragged several feet before the vehicle…
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101-Year-Old Driver Hits 11 Pedestrians

An elderly Los Angeles man backed his car into a sidewalk and struck nine children and two adults in August, according to the Los Angeles Times. The driver, 101-year-old Preston Carter, struck the children as they were getting out of school. Carter turned 101 on September 1. The children, some as young as 14 months, were treated at a nearby hospital and listed in stable condition by that evening. The accident remains under investigation. Drugs or alcohol were not a factor. Los Angeles Police Department officials believe Carter may have mistaken the accelerator for the brake pedal. Carter told witnesses on the scene that his brakes failed. “It was a miscalculation on his part,” said Captain Jorge Rodriguez of the Los Angeles Police Department. “He thought he was turning onto the street.” This recent incident sparked debate about the elderly and driving privileges. In California, once drivers turn 70, they…
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