EL CAJON (CNS) - A man suspected in a hit-and-run crash in El Cajon in which a pedestrian was critically injured turned himself in and was behind bars Thursday, police said.
The 46-year-old man surrendered Wednesday afternoon in connection with an accident that occurred in the 500 block of North Mollison Avenue shortly after 9 p.m. Monday, according to the El Cajon Police Department.
A 48-year-old man was struck by a Nissan Xterra as he was crossing the street with a companion. He was taken to Sharp Memorial Hospital in critical condition.
The suspect told investigators he decided to turn himself in and cooperate after watching news reports about the accident, police said.
He was arrested on suspicion of felony hit and run and booked into county jail.
For the first time, the SwimRun will be part of the 45th San Diego Crew Classic; the huge athletic event will be at Mission Bay.
Sheriff's detectives were conducting a follow-up investigation Friday after determining that a pair of bomb threats made against two North County high schools late Thursday night was likely part of a "swatting" hoax, authorities said.
Testimony continued Thursday in the civil lawsuit surrounding the mysterious death of Rebecca Zahau as her boyfriend Jonah Shacknai took the stand.
The bulk of the rain is over however there will be another slight chance of light showers in the mountains late Saturday night into Sunday morning.
After weeks of school threats countywide, local leaders are announcing a plan of action to put a stop to it.
A man rescued by firefighters and a Sheriff's Deputy from a burning mobile home in Spring Valley was detained and being questioned Friday morning on suspicion of intentionally sparking the blaze, authorities said.
A group of North County lifeguards were honored Thursday night with the Medal of Valor for saving the life of a boater who wound up stranded on a jetty last October.
A San Bernardino man was sentenced to 41 months in federal prison for carrying out a credit/debit fraud scheme that targeted retail stores, restaurants and hotels throughout San Diego County, prosecutors announced Thursday.
The defense team of a Marine accused in a fatal stabbing on a California Marine Corps base argued Thursday that the death was a tragic accident and the two friends were playing around with a knife.