Man Critically Injured in Pedestrian Accident on University Avenue [San Diego, CA]

Man Critically Injured in Pedestrian Accident on University Avenue [San Diego, CA]

Man Critically Injured in Pedestrian Accident on University Avenue [San Diego, CA]

35-Year-Old Man Hospitalized after Pedestrian Collision near 54th Street

SAN DIEGO, CA (May 14, 2024) – Sunday evening, one man was critically injured in a pedestrian accident on University Avenue.

Shortly before 8:30 p.m., police officers responded to the scene near 54th Street. 

Investigators say the driver of a Toyota sedan was traveling through a green light on 54th Street. There, the Toyota struck a male pedestrian who was walking in a south direction.

Responding medical personnel transported the 35-year-old man to a nearby hospital where he remains in critical condition. Authorities have not yet released his identity. 

Meanwhile, the 69-year-old man driving the Toyota remained at the scene and cooperated with the investigation. 

At this time, the San Diego Police Department Traffic Division is leading the investigation. Following preliminary duties, crews ruled out intoxication to be a factor in the incident. San Diego Officials are asking those who witnessed the University Avenue pedestrian crash to contact Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.

Whether you are a driver or a pedestrian, it is important to abide by all traffic laws and observe safety precautions. If you’re behind the wheel, do your part to avoid distractions and look out for pedestrians at all times. If you’re crossing the street, do so at designated crosswalks or intersections.


It is important to have strong legal representation on your side when injured in a pedestrian accident. Reach out to the personal injury and wrongful death attorneys at Sweet James today. Call us at 1-800-900-0000 for a free and confidential case evaluation. You can reach us 24 hours a day and 7 days a week through email, text, and online chat.


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