San Diego

Woman Pulling Parking Ticket Pinned Between Car, Poles: PD

A woman pulling a ticket at a parking structure fell out of her car and became trapped, suffering life-threatening injuries, San Diego police officers said. 

The incident happened at 9:51 a.m. when the 65-year-old woman driving a 2014 Dodge Caravan pulled into a Sharp Rees-Stealy parking lot at 2929 Health Center Drive, police said. 

The woman, who has not been identified, stopped and opened her door to pull a parking ticket, police said. 

In doing so, her foot came off of the brake pedal and the car started to roll forward. 

As the car began to move, the woman fell out and became pinned between the driver's door and two yellow poles, police said. 

She was taken to a local hospital with a life-threatening head injury. 

The incident is under investigation. 

No other information was immediately available.

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