Man arrested for alleged DUI hit-and-run in Encinitas


Last updated 2/17/2021 at 9:48am

ENCINITAS (CNS) - A 30-year-old Solana Beach man was behind bars Wednesday on suspicion of DUI and felony hit-and-run after allegedly leaving a pedestrian severely injured near Moonlight Beach in Encinitas, authorities said.

The victim was struck by a black Ford Fusion that veered off the roadway in the area of Vulcan Avenue and West D Street, then plowed into a transit station about 10:45 a.m. Tuesday, according to sheriff's officials.

Medics took the pedestrian, a man believed to be in his 40s, to a hospital for treatment of serious injuries, Deputy David Drake said.

Following the wreck,...

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