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Pedestrian Injured in Traffic Collision on El Camino Real

On May 25, at 8:21 p.m., Officers from the City of Carlsbad Police Department responded to El Camino Real south of Cougar Drive regarding 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 and San Marcos Fire Departments 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 Police Department’s Traffic Division will be investigating the collision. 

For more information
Lieutenant Jeffery Smith, 760-931-2115 or jeffery.smith@carlsbadca.gov 

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

May 26, 2017