Neighbors Claim Intersection Where Fatal Collision Happened Is Dangerous - NBC 7 San Diego

Neighbors Claim Intersection Where Fatal Collision Happened Is Dangerous

The woman died in the collision and her 64-year old husband was rushed to a nearby hospital with a broken bone and head injuries

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    Neighbors Claim Intersection Where Fatal Collision Happened Is Dangerous

    Residents in a Mira Mesa neighborhood said the collision that took the life of a 59-year old woman and injured her husband Thursday morning was the not the first crash to occur in the area.

    "I say there is an accident at least once a year," neighbor Stephanie told NBC 7. She did not wish to reveal her last name.

    Around 6 a.m., a driver failed to stop at a red light and crashed into two people crossing Mira Mesa Boulevard at Marbury Avenue, according to San Diego Police.

    The woman died in the collision and her 64-year old husband was rushed to a nearby hospital with a broken bone and head injuries, police said.

    Woman Dies, Husband Is Hurt in Red-Light Crash

    [DGO] Woman Dies, Husband Is Hurt in Red-Light Crash

    NBC 7's Astrid Solorzano reports on the fatal crash that occurred Thursday morning at Mira Mesa Boulevard and Marbury Avenue.

    (Published Friday, Feb. 17, 2017)

    The driver, identified only as a 26-year-old man, stayed at the scene.

    Several people stopped by to help the victims, including a nurse and an officer with the academy.

    Stephanie told NBC 7 that Thursday's crash was one too many.

    "Before we moved in, we didn't know but we found out later that there was a car crash where the car ran directly into of this house," she said.

    She added that speeding is an issue on Mira Mesa Boulevard.

    "We could really kind of use a big protective wall," she said.

    1 Dies, 1 Hurt in Mira Mesa Boulevard Crash

    [DGO] 1 Dies, 1 Hurt in Mira Mesa Boulevard Crash

    Two pedestrians were struck by a vehicle along Mira Mesa Boulevard, west of I-15. This is video from the scene of the crash.

    (Published Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017)

    The driver was not arrested or cited in the collision. The investigation was ongoing.

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