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.
In the wake of the Gate Fire, which ignited May 20, the Bureau of Land Management has issued new restrictions for Southern California counties, including San Diego.
Veterans are being honored across San Diego County during Memorial Day weekend and dozens of Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts were among those spending their Saturday placing American flags at burial sites at the Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery.
With thousands of San Diegans expected to celebrate the holiday weekend at the beach, lifeguards are on high alert and a have a few warnings for those headed to the water.
U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris, D-California, is scheduled to visit local Navy personnel in San Diego and Coronado next week, her office announced Saturday.
A 30-year-old Vista man was arrested for drunk driving and failure to yield Saturday morning after leading Carlsbad police on a high-speed pursuit that ended with the suspect crashing into a pole, according to authorities.
A man, possibly armed, and holed up inside a home in the Bay Park community for about four hours Saturday surrendered to police without incident.
Vacationing homeowners were hit by thieves in Mira Mesa, but thanks to a smartphone app, the crooks did not get away with it.
Signs warning people to stay out of the water are once again posted in Imperial Beach after a new spill from Mexico dumped hundreds of thousands of gallons of sewage into the Tijuana River - polluting the South Bay.
Two defense contractors were sentenced to prison Friday for conspiring to steal more than $3 million worth of medical equipment from Camp Pendleton that the military had planned to ship overseas to treat injured Marines.