Pedestrian hit and killed on northbound I-5 near La Jolla
A pedestrian walking on the freeway was struck by a vehicle and killed on northbound Interstate 5 near La Jolla the morning of Jan. 6, authorities said.
A Mazda SUV struck the pedestrian, who was walking in a traffic lane, around 5:50 a.m., according to the California Highway Patrol, which reported that the crash occurred on I-5 near La Jolla Parkway and State Route 52.
An unknown number of other vehicles also hit the man, who died before he could be taken to a hospital, a CHP
No information about the person who died was released.
Two lanes were shut down and a traffic alert was issued at 6:20 a.m. Lanes were reopened around 10:15 a.m.
Anyone who witnessed the crash was asked to call the CHP at (858) 293-6000. ◆
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