LA JOLLA, Calif. — A teenager riding a scooter through a La Jolla intersection was injured Sunday when a driver ran a red light, police said.
It happened shortly after 11:30 a.m. near the intersection of Via La Jolla Drive and Via Mallorca, according to San Diego Police Officer Dino Delimitros.
The scooter rider, a 15-year-old boy, was riding west across Via La Jolla Drive in a crosswalk, with a green light, when a 23-year-old man behind the wheel of a Honda Civic heading south on Via La Jolla Drive ran the light at the intersection and struck the boy, according to Delimitros.
The teenager suffered a compound fracture to his ankle. Detectives were investigating the crash.