Pedestrian Struck, Injured in La Jolla

By Monica Garske
|  Saturday, Aug 25, 2012  |  Updated 3:20 PM PDT
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Pedestrian Struck, Injured in La Jolla

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A female pedestrian was seriously injured after being struck by a car in La Jolla Saturday, according to police.

Authorities said the collision happened around 1:30 p.m. near Torrey Pines Road and Hidden Valley Road.

A 61-year-old female pedestrian stepped off a median and was hit by a blue Ford Focus driven by a 69-year-old male, police said.

The pedestrian sustained a serious head injury and was transported to a local hospital. Her current condition is unknown.

Officers temporarily closed down a portion of La Jolla Scenic Drive North following the collision.

The accident is under investigation. Police do not believe alcohol played a role.

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