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30-Year-old Male Suffers Severe Injuries after being Struck by Vehicle

Carlsbad CA— Last night, May 25, 2017, at 8:21 p.m., Officers from the Carlsbad Police Department responded to El Camino Real south of Cougar Drive regarding a report of a vehicle that collided with a pedestrian.

Upon arrival, Officers found a 2012 Volkswagen Jetta with extensive damage to the hood and windshield. Officers also found a 30-year-old Hispanic male, who sustained head injuries, sitting in the center median of El Camino Real.

The Carlsbad Fire Department and San Marcos Fire Department provided advanced life support to the pedestrian. He was subsequently transported to an area hospital for his injuries. An initial investigation revealed that the pedestrian was crossing the street in an uncontrolled area of El Camino Real south of Cougar Drive. The severity of the pedestrian’s injuries are unknown at this time.

The Carlsbad Police Department Traffic Division responded to the scene to conduct a full investigation into the cause of the collision.