Pedestrian critically injured after being struck by vehicle in East County

RAMONA, Calif. — A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle and critically injured late Tuesday morning near a Ramona intersection, authorities said.

The accident occurred shortly before 9:45 a.m. at the intersection of Main and Seventh streets, California Highway Patrol Officer Jim Bettencourt said.

The unidentified pedestrian was airlifted to a hospital with a head injury, Cal Fire spokeswoman Julia Martony said.

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