A vehicle struck and seriously injured a pedestrian Tuesday at a San Marcos intersection, authorities reported.
The accident at Via Vera Cruz and West San Marcos Boulevard took place at about 9:15 a.m., according to the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department.
Paramedics took the pedestrian, described only as “elderly,” to a hospital for treatment of major injuries, Lt. Ryan Wisniewski said.
The accident forced a closure of traffic lanes in the area for about two hours, the lieutenant added.
— City News Service