Carlsbad CA— On February 14, 2019 at 8:36 p.m., Officers from the Carlsbad Police Department responded to the 7000 block of El Camino Real regarding a report of a vehicle that struck a pedestrian. Upon arrival, Officers located one male lying in the roadway with serious injuries. The injured pedestrian was transported by the Carlsbad Fire Department to a local area hospital.
The preliminary investigation suggests that the pedestrian was standing in the northbound traffic lanes of El Camino Real when the driver of a Nissan Versa, who was travelling northbound
on El Camino Real, struck the pedestrian.
The driver of the Versa remained at the scene. Alcohol intoxication is not suspected to be involved in the collision. The investigation into the cause of the collision is underway.
The names of the people have not been released but the pedestrian has been identified as a 36 year-old male and the driver of the vehicle has identified as a 50 year-old male.
The northbound and southbound traffic lanes of El Camino Real between Alga Road and Arenal Road were closed during the investigation.