Woman sustains life-threatening injuries when hit by car on Clairemont Drive in the Bay Park area of San Diego, California
Pedestrian struck by car, seriously injured in Bay Park
The unidentified woman, believed to be 60 to 70 years old, was crossing the street in the 3500 block of Clairemont Drive when the southbound 2004 Ford F-150 hit her shortly before 8 a.m., according to the San Diego Police Department.
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