Pedestrian hit by patrol car

SAN DIEGO (CNS) – A 20-year-old man was hospitalized with life-
threatening injuries early Thursday after he stepped in front of a San Diego
police car while intoxicated and was struck in the Point Loma Heights area,
police said.

The man was struck in the 4500 block of Nimitz Boulevard about 9:15 p.m.
Wednesday, according to San Diego police Officer Dino Delimitros.

He was walking southbound in a bike lane when he stepped into the path
of the patrol car and was struck, Delimitros said in a statement.

The officer driving the patrol car was not hurt, he said.

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