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CHULA VISTA, Calif. — A suspected drunken driver was facing charges Monday for allegedly crashing into a jaywalking pedestrian in Chula Vista.

The pedestrian was struck by the westbound vehicle while attempting to illegally cross E Street east of Interstate 5 at about 9:45 p.m. Sunday.

The victim was seriously injured in the crash and taken to UC San Diego Medical Center to be treated.

The driver was subsequently arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol.

No names were immediately available.