Man hit by police car clings to life

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Police Car Hits Man In Point LomaSAN DIEGO — A 20-year-old man was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries early Thursday after he stepped in front of a San Diego police car while intoxicated and was struck in the Point Loma Heights area, police said.

The man was struck in the 4500 block of Nimitz Boulevard about 9:15 p.m. Wednesday, according to San Diego police Officer Dino Delimitros.

He was walking southbound in a bike lane when he stepped into the path of the patrol car and was struck, Delimitros said in a statement.

The officer driving the patrol car was not hurt, he said.