April 23, 2024
Photograph by Alexander Nguyen

 An 80-year-old man sustained life-threatening accidents after strolling within the Grantville neighborhood and being struck by a car, police stated Thursday.

At 5:40 p.m. Wednesday, the pedestrian was crossing 4300 Twain Ave. from the north sidewalk when a 68-year-old man driving a Toyota Camry touring westbound struck the pedestrian within the westbound lane, Officer John Buttle of the San Diego Police Division.

The pedestrian sustained a compound fracture to the left knee, left humoral fracture, fractured left pelvis, fractured left ribs and an orbital bone fracture, the officer stated. The accidents have been thought of to be life- threatening.

SDPD Site visitors Division officers responded to the scene and have been investigating the collision.

— Metropolis Information Service