Man breaks both legs after being hit by suspected DUI driver

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police lineSAN DIEGO — A speeding driver suspected of being under the influence of drugs struck and seriously injured a 27-year-old man who was walking on a sidewalk in San Ysidro, a police officer said Thursday.

A 27-year-old woman was driving a Honda sedan at a high rate of speed in the 4400 block of Camino de la Plaza near New Orleans Avenue shortly after 11:30 p.m. Wednesday and veered off the roadway, San Diego police Officer Dino Delimitros said.

The sedan struck the victim on the south sidewalk, which left him with two fractured legs, Delimitros said.

The woman was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs following the crash, Delimitros said. Her name was not immediately available.

3 comments

  • Anonymous

    Soo sad. Glad they caught her. She deserves serious jailttime. They need to crack down on more offenders to keep these low liifes off the road. I was sideswiped last week by a hit and run driver who had suspended license and no jnsurance! Go figure! At least he got caught also!

  • Denise

    The punishment for drunk driving and causing damage or injury needs to a lot more harsh. It’s unbelievable what these drunk jerks get away with..

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