“Beach-goer Struck By City Truck”
SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA (August 26, 2017) – a 55-year-old man was involved in a collision with a truck near Ocean Beach Park Saturday morning, according to the San Diego Police Department. (map)
The accident occurred at approximately 9:35 a.m. A city worker was checking and emptying the trash receptacles on a patch of ground between Spray Street and the beach when the driver of the city truck, a Ford Ranger hit a man lying near the grassy area.
Emergency crews were called to the scene to find the man with a broken leg, broken left arm, and dislocated left shoulder.
The 55-year-old man was transported to UC San Diego Medical Center for treatment.
An investigation is ongoing to determine the cause of the accident.
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