Truck runs over man lying in street

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CHULA VISTA, Calif. — A man lying on a Chula Vista roadway was struck by a pickup truck early Sunday and suffered serious injuries, a police official said.

ambulance-at-nightThe driver of the truck was headed east on L Street between First and Second Avenues at about 4:40 a.m. when he struck the man who was lying in the street for unknown reasons, according to Chula Vista police Lt. Buddy Magor.

The injured man was taken to a hospital to be treated for serious but not life-threatening injuries, Magor said.

The Chula Vista Police Department’s Traffic Unit was investigating, Magor said.