Woman Airlifted After Pedestrian Accident on Alpine Boulevard near West Victoria Drive [Alpine, CA]
Pedestrian Crash on Alpine Boulevard Injures 26-Year-Old Woman
ALPINE, CA (February 17, 2020) — A pedestrian accident on Alpine Boulevard west of West Victoria Drive left a 26-year-old Alpine woman injured Friday morning.
The California Highway Patrol said they learned about the incident at approximately 7:30 a.m. The pedestrian was reportedly crossing Alpine street when struck by a 2009 Scion TC sedan driven by a 31-year-old Lakeside man.
An investigation found that the woman was crossing the street northward outside of a crosswalk. Meantime, the driver was going around 35 miles per hour.
The sun was said to be in the driver’s eyes at the time of the crash. He swerved to the left in an attempt to avoid the woman but unable to do so. The right front side of the Scion struck her.
Emergency crews airlifted the pedestrian to Sharp Memorial Hospital in San Diego with a broken right leg and multiple cuts.
On the other hand, the driver stayed after the crash and cooperated with law enforcement. The officers ruled our intoxication as a factor in the crash.
When driving, it is important to follow all driving laws and the conditions of the road. If you see any car or driver that look dangerous, keep your distance. If you see a car weaving in and out of the lanes, move over a few lanes and get out of their way.
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