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Female Pedestrian Suffers Life Threatening Injuries in Carlsbad

Carlsbad CA— This morning, January 17, 2017, just before 10:30am, the City of Carlsbad Police and Fire Departments were called to a traffic collision that occurred in the 6500 block of southbound Carlsbad Boulevard south of Solamar Drive.

Arriving officers found that a 24-year-old male from Carlsbad was driving a 2002 Ford Mustang Convertible southbound on Carlsbad Boulevard when he struck a pedestrian. Investigators are working to determine where the pedestrian was walking at the time of the collision.

The Fire Department transported the 51-year-old female pedestrian from New York to Scripps Medical Center in La Jolla with life-threatening injuries.

Southbound Carlsbad Boulevard at Palomar Airport Road was closed for a little over two hours while officers conducted an investigation.

The investigation into the cause of the collision is underway.