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3 Pedestrians Hit by Car on Sports Arena Blvd

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Three pedestrians were injured in a hit-and-run Friday night on Sports Arena Boulevard minutes after a sporting event at the Sports Arena ended.

Three pedestrians were crossing Sports Arena Boulevard heading south when the suspect struck all three pedestrians and fled.

The suspect vehicle, a Ford Mustang, was located by Harbor Police Department officers a short time after on Shelter Island Drive, SDPD said.

One of the pedestrians, a 55-year-old female suffered facial fractures and a brain bleed. Another pedestrian, a 54-year-old male suffered minor abrasions to the hands and a minor leg injury. The other pedestrian, a 60-year-old female sustained a fractured pelvis and a fractured left ankle, according to the San Diego Police Department.

All three pedestrians were taken to UC San Diego Hospital, SDPD said.

The driver was later identified by police as Marc Wohlfeil, 54. He was arrested for felony hit-and-run as well as a DUI.

A San Diego Gulls game at the Sports Arena concluded minutes before the collision. It is unknown if the pedestrians had attended the game.

No other information was available.

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