EL CAJON, CALIFORNIA (October 11, 2017) – A pedestrian was struck by a car and killed on 2nd Street on Tuesday evening, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 10:10 pm near the intersection of 2nd Street and East Madison Avenue. A 65 year old man from Lakeside was reportedly crossing the street when he was struck by a teal 2006 Dodge Charger. The Charger immediately fled the scene after the accident.
The pedestrian was tragically pronounced dead at the scene as a result of the accident. The man who struck the pedestrian later turned himself into police, and was booked on multiple charges including being under the influence at the time of the accident. The investigation is ongoing at this time.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends affected by this tragic accident,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all those involved.”