Woman dies after being struck by Jeep in crosswalk in Mira Mesa

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – A woman died after sustaining major injuries when a Jeep hit her as she was in the crosswalk of Mira Mesa Boulevard, police said Wednesday.

A 50-year-old woman entered the crosswalk at Aderman Avenue and Mira Mesa Boulevard on Tuesday around 3 p.m. in the Mira Mesa neighborhood, and was hit by a Jeep Wrangler driven by a 45-year-old man tuning onto the street, police reported.

Medics transported the woman to a hospital with a possible brain bleed and internal bleeding, according to Officer John Buttle. The woman was taken into surgery, but later died at the hospital.

Buttle said that drugs and alcohol did not play a role in the accident. No other information was released; San Diego Police are still investigating.

Categories: Traffic & Accidents