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Pedestrian Serioulsy Injured in Traffic Collision

On Sunday, December 4 at 8:20 p.m., the City of Carlsbad Police Department received a 911 call regarding a traffic collision that occurred at the intersection of Grand Avenue and Jefferson Street. 

Officers arrived and discovered that a pedestrian had been struck by a vehicle while apparently crossing the street in the crosswalk.

Officers conducted an investigation and arrested the driver of the truck for causing injury while driving under the influence of alcohol.

The injured party was transported to the hospital by the Carlsbad Fire Department with a serious head injury. 

The driver was identified as a 41-year-old Chad Gibson of Carlsbad. Gibson was booked at the Vista Detention Facility.

For more information
Jeff Chapman, Watch Commander, Patrol Division, 760-931-2100 or jeff.chapman@carlsbadca.gov

Police media contact
Jodee Sasway, Public Information Officer, 760-931-2105 or jodee.sasway@carlsbadca.gov

December 5, 2016