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Published on May 24, 2024
Pedestrian Severely Injured After Being Struck by Vehicle in Pacific BeachSource: Google Street View

A young man sustained grave injuries after a traffic collision in Pacific Beach, according to the San Diego Police Department Watch Commander's Log. The incident occurred early this morning at around 0:39 AM on Grand Avenue, where a 26-year-old driver struck a 23-year-old pedestrian.

The victim was reportedly running northbound across Grand Ave at the Haines Street junction when he dashed directly into the path of the westbound Toyota Corolla. He suffered a severe laceration to his right groin area that required immediate surgical intervention. The authorities arrived promptly to investigate the situation.

Officer J. Perales, the San Diego Police Department's Watch Commander, detailed the mishap in the log, indicating that the Traffic Division units were at the scene to take over the investigation. The department is now seeking information from anyone who may have witnessed the collision or has details about the incident.

Anyone with potentially valuable information has been urged to come forward and contact the San Diego Police Department's Traffic Division or anonymously contact Crime Stoppers, as recommended in a statement obtained by the San Diego Police Department. The police have not yet released the names of those involved as the investigation is ongoing, and details continue to emerge.

Updates on the pedestrian's condition and any developments in the case will be forthcoming as more information becomes available. Those with information can find contact details on the San Diego Police Department’s website.