Pedestrian critically injured in Torrey Highlands crash

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The man was running in a crosswalk when he hit the driver’s side door of a Civic, police said


A pedestrian suffered life-threatening injuries after colliding with a car in Torrey Highlands Saturday morning.

The 62-year-old man was trying to cross Carmel Valley Road near Camino del Sur in a crosswalk when he ran into the driver’s side door of a Honda Civic about 8:15 a.m., according to San Diego police.

The driver of the Civic, a 24-year-old man, was proceeding on a green light when the crash occurred, police said.

The pedestrian received major head trauma, police said.

-- Kristina Davis is a reporter for The San Diego Union-Tribune