Bicyclist sustains compound fracture in collision with sport utility vehicle in La Jolla


City News Service

A woman was hospitalized Tuesday, Jan. 31 with a compound leg fracture that she suffered when her bicycle collided with a sport utility vehicle in La Jolla, police said.

The crash occurred at the intersection of Girard Avenue and Pearl Street at 4:49 p.m., said San Diego police Officer Dino Delimitros.

The victim, a woman in her 20s, was riding northbound on Girard Avenue and crossing Pearl Street against a flashing red signal when she collided with a Ford SUV driven by a woman in her 40s, he said.

The woman was transported to a hospital for treatment a compound leg fracture, Delimitros said.

The crash was being investigated by the SDPD Traffic Division.