SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A Marine was injured early Tuesday when he stopped to help a disabled motorist on Interstate 805 in the Chollas View area and was struck by a vehicle driven by a suspected drunken driver, authorities said.
The Marine and two others stopped to help the disabled motorist on the southbound Interstate 805 connector to eastbound state Route 94 shortly before 2 a.m., according to the California Highway Patrol.
The disabled motorist's car was stopped in a middle lane.
A minivan driven by a woman, who was subsequently arrested on suspicion of drunken driving, struck the Marine, the CHP reported.
Paramedics took the Marine to UCSD Medical Center, a San Diego fire-rescue dispatcher said. The extent of his injury was not immediately reported.
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