San Diego

Woman Hit by Vehicle in City Heights

A woman was injured after being hit by an SUV in City Heights on Tuesday evening, the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department (SDFD) confirmed. 

The incident happened at approximately 6:29 p.m. on the 4300 block of University Avenue near Fairmount Avenue. 

University Avenue between 44th Street and Fairmont Avenue was closed off while police investigated the incident. 

According to the San Diego Police Department (SDPD), the driver, a 46-year old woman, did stay at the scene.

The victim, believed to be between 35-40 years old, was transported to Scripps Mercy Hospital. She suffered a laceration to her head and bleeding in her brain. Her injuries are considered to be life-threatening.

SDPD says she had been crossing outside of the pedestrian crosswalk when she was hit. 

Drugs and alcohol were not considered to be a factor.

No other information was immediately available.

Check back for updates on this developing news story. 

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