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Pedestrian v Vehicle


On March 7, 2017 at about 5:06 PM officers from the Escondido Police Department were dispatched to El Norte Parkway and Ivy Street regarding a pedestrian versus vehicle accident. EPD officers and Escondido Fire paramedics arrived on scene minutes later and located a 17 year old male in the street. Fire personnel treated the juvenile at the scene and transported him to the Palomar Medical Center.
Based on witness statements and physical evidence at the scene, the juvenile was riding a skateboard on the north sidewalk of El Norte Parkway. He attempted to cross El Norte Parkway southbound at Ivy Street and was struck by a 23 year old female driver in a 2012 Hyundai Sonata. The juvenile sustained serious but non-life threat ening injuries. The driver of the Hyundai was not injured in the collision. Alcohol or drug impairment is not a factor in this collision.
The traffic investigation is ongoing and being conducted by Officer Mike Nelson of the Traffic Division. Witnesses are encouraged to call Officer Nelson at the above phone number.

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