Cab driver hits man crossing street

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ambulanceSAN DIEGO — A pedestrian was struck by a taxi cab while crossing a street in Old Town New Year’s Eve, police said Tuesday.

The man was crossing Rosecrans Street just east of the Sports Arena Boulevard/Camino del Rio intersection at about 8:30 p.m. Monday when he was struck, according to San Diego police Officer Ray Clark.

The man was taken to a hospital and was treated for head injuries, Clark said.

Traffic officers were dispatched to investigate, Clark said.