A woman was hit by a car as she was walking near Rancho Peñasquitos early Sunday morning, San Diego Police said.
Medics responded to a call around 7 a.m. on Black Mountain and Carmel Mountain roads where they found a woman unconscious with injuries to her face.
According to SDPD, a 2006 gold colored Nissan Sentra was travelling southbound on Black Mountain Road when it veered to the right, striking the curve. The vehicle then continued on the sidewalk hitting a fence and then the woman.
The driver initially fled the scene, but was later contacted by SDPD.
The woman, described to be in her 30s, was transferred to a local hospital with serious injuries, SDPD said.
The driver has been arrested. The investigation is ongoing.
No other information was available.
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