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Pedestrian Struck on I-8 in La Mesa

A woman attempting to cross lanes of Interstate 8 in La Mesa Friday was struck by at least one vehicle, according to California Highway Patrol (CHP).

The pedestrian was hit by an oncoming vehicle near the Jackson Drive exit around 5:15 p.m. and was seriously injured, CHP said.

She was transported to Sharp Memorial Hospital with life-threatening injuries, Heartland Fire spokesperson Sonny Saghera said.

Aerial video showed crews blocking at least three lanes of westbound I-8 Friday evening, during commuting hours. 

The accident was initially reported as a multi-vehicle crash.

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