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Woman Hit by Car Near Rancho Peñasquitos

The pedestrian was found unconscious around 7 a.m. Sunday on Black Mountain and Carmel Mountain roads

Car vs Ped rancho Penasquitos
NBC 7/ John Clishem

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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