CHULA VISTA (CNS) - A woman was critically injured when she was hit by a vehicle while crossing a street Friday in Chula Vista.
The 47-year-old woman was crossing three lanes of traffic westbound on North Fourth Avenue about 11:30 a.m. Friday when she was struck by a vehicle in the No. 1 lane and hurled into the intersection of North Fourth Avenue and C Street, according to a statement from the Chula Vista Police Department.
Responding officers found the woman unconscious but breathing, with apparent head injuries, according to the statement. She was taken to a trauma center and listed in critical condition.
Witnesses told police the vehicle did not appear to be speeding, and a preliminary investigation indicated that drugs or alcohol were not a factor in the crash, the police said.
Traffic on northbound North Fourth Avenue from C Street to Brisbane State was closed about four hours.