Woman Hit By Vehicle In Lakeland Village

The incident occurred sometime around 6:30 p.m. in the 17500 block of Grand Avenue.

The Lake Elsinore Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in tracking down the driver of a vehicle that struck a woman in Lakeland Village Friday night.

The incident occurred sometime around 6:30 p.m. in the 17500 block of Grand Avenue.

According to a police report, the woman and her friend were walking across Grand Avenue when she was struck by a vehicle traveling southbound on the busy roadway.

The friend said the woman was thrown into the air on impact, and the vehicle just kept going, according to the police report.

The woman was able to get up under her own power and walk into a nearby field while her friend called 911, police are reporting. The woman was transported by ambulance to a nearby hospital for treatment of moderate, non-life threatening injuries, police reported.

Police have not released a vehicle description.

Anyone with information about the incident is encouraged to contact the Lake Elsinore Police Department by calling (951) 245-3300, or after hours and on weekends at 951-776-1099.

Diana February 13, 2012 at 05:58 PM
Grand Avenue is a very dangerous road, there is no street lighting, the road lanes are unmarked and people drive way to fast. Pedestrians cross randomly all up and down Grand in the dark with black hoodies over their heads and you can barely see them, the County needs to install some very much needed street lights on this road. The commuters from Murrieta and Temecula need to slow down when using this road and in spite of what they think the left hand turn lane is not for passing.
Ken Mayes February 13, 2012 at 07:56 PM
Lets waste more money on ignorant people. Why not put in pedestrian bridges at a cost of many millions of dollars each so they can ignore them and cross where ever they want to anyway. The only thing lights would do is allow you to see the dummies just before they step out in front of you. As for catching the jack-a** that hit this person, seems no one was paying enough attention to even get a description of the vehicle.
Tonto February 13, 2012 at 08:27 PM
We need to protect illegal illegal jay walkers from getting run down by illegals with no licenses, etc..
Anthony February 17, 2012 at 07:09 AM
Ok, this is my buddies girlfriend that got hit. Her name is Lacinda and she is deaf. I'm sure that didn't help her cause. As a result of being struck, she had her wrist and ankle fractered....
philip e. patrick February 25, 2012 at 05:18 PM
Tonto, good luck finding a crosswalk.


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