Man pinned under car in busy downtown intersection

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SAN DIEGO — A pedestrian was hit by a car Monday in downtown San Diego and taken to a hospital with serious injuries.

The man was briefly pinned underneath the car that struck him around 8:15 a.m. on Market Street near Fifth Avenue, San Diego police Officer Billy Hernandez said. The driver remained at the scene.

Hernandez said the pedestrian possibly suffered a broken leg and was taken to UC San Diego Medical Center to be treated.