VISTA–A 61 year -old female pedestrian was struck today by a vehicle while walking on a sidewalk in downtown Vista, Sheriff deputies says.
The pedestrian was walking on the sidewalk and traveling eastbound on the 800 block of Civic Center Drive, just west of S. Santa Fe Avenue. A Mercury Cougar exiting the parking lot of 820 Civic Center Drive struck the female as she was crossing the driveway to the parking lot. According to both parties involved the vehicle struck the pedestrian at a very slow speed, however the pedestrian sustained major injuries to the right side of her body from falling down to the ground after being struck. None of the pedestrian’s injuries are life threatening. The Vista Fire Department transported her to Palomar Medical Center in Escondido to be treated for her injuries.
The collision is still under investigation by the Vista Sheriff’s Station Traffic Unit.