Jaywalking Accident near E Street Left One Casualty
CHULA VISTA, CA (September 15, 2022) – On Saturday night, one man sustained injuries in a pedestrian collision on Broadway.
The incident occurred around 8:30 p.m., near E Street, per Chula Vista authorities.
According to reports, the driver of a vehicle struck a 63-year-old man who was walking in the area.
Responding medical personnel transported the pedestrian to a hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.
Authorities believe that the man was under the influence of alcohol.
Meanwhile, the involved driver remained at the scene and cooperated with the investigators.
No further details regarding the incident have been released to the public; however, Chula Vista officials will provide more information once available. Those with further information regarding the Broadway accident are encouraged to contact local authorities as soon as possible.
Whether you are a driver or a pedestrian, it is important to abide by all traffic laws and observe safety precautions. If you’re behind the wheel, do your part to avoid distractions and look out for pedestrians at all times. If you’re crossing the street, do so at designated crosswalks or intersections. When walking alongside a road, remain on the sidewalk wherever possible. If there is no sidewalk, walk on the shoulder and face oncoming traffic. By obeying traffic laws and being cautious of the conditions of the road, you can help prevent an unforeseen accident and keep yourself and others safe.
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