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.
Two San Diego police officers were shot and wounded in a standoff at a College Area condominium that left the suspect dead late Saturday night.
Hundreds of statewide faith leaders will march Saturday afternoon to the Otay Mesa Detention Center, where they will protest immigration policies that separated more than 2,300 children from their parents.
A 325-acre blaze burning at Camp Pendleton Saturday was described as a ``training fire'' by a base official.
The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in San Diego County dropped today for the 16th consecutive day, decreasing nine-tenths of a cent to $3.697.
A crash on an Oceanside freeway Saturday morning left two cars on their roofs and sent one person to a hospital, a fire official
Cooler weekend for the County due to a low pressure trough moving through the Great Basin. Weak and shallow marine layer may still be slow to clear.
A stretch of road in National City was shut down briefly after a large crowd took to the streets to celebrate the Mexico national soccer team's 2-1 victory over South Korea today in the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
The San Diego Humane Society today urged residents to volunteer their homes as foster spaces for the influx of animals typically lost after Fourth of July.
A man was critically injured Friday night when he chased a ball into the street and was hit by a car.
Clayton Richard pitched three-hit ball over six innings for his fourth consecutive win and the San Diego Padres beat the San Francisco Giants 6-2 on Friday night.