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Man critically injured after being struck by vehicle

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EL CAJON (CNS) - A man was critically injured when he was hit by a vehicle while East Washington Avenue early Saturday.

The crash occurred at about 1:47 a.m., El Cajon Police Lt. Frank La Haye said.

"Witnesses at the scene said the pedestrian, a 53-year-old man who lives in El Cajon, was crossing the four-lane roadway of East Washington Avenue when he was struck by an oncoming vehicle," La Haye said. "He was transported to an area hospital where he was receiving treatment for life-threatening injuries."

The adult driver of the 1996 Nissan Maxima stopped immediately after the collision and cooperated with police investigators, La Haye said.

La Haye said speed and alcohol did not appear to be factors in the collision.

Information about the victim was not being released pending family notification.

An investigation was continuing.

Police asked anyone with information on the collision to call the El Cajon Police Department Traffic Division at (619) 441-1632.

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