80-year-old woman run over by own vehicle
SAN DIEGO (CNS) – An investigation was underway Tuesday in Southcrest,
where an 80-year-old woman was run over and killed by her own minivan after she
left the vehicle in drive, police said.
The fatality in the 3600 block of Birch Street was reported at 7:38 p.m.
Monday, according to San Diego police Officer Dino Delimitros.
“She left the vehicle in drive and when she stepped in front of the
vehicle, it rolled over her and pinned her beneath,” he said in a statement.
“Some neighbors jacked up the van and got her out from underneath. She died
from the injuries suffered at the scene.”
The investigation was being handle by SDPD's Traffic Division.