Pedestrian Involved in Serious Injury Traffic Collision
On January 17, at 10:26 a.m., the City of Carlsbad Police Department was 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 responded and 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.