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Woman hospitalized after being hit by a car in Atascadero

Posted at 8:22 PM, Nov 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-15 17:34:02-05

UPDATE (2:34 p.m.) - a 22-year-old woman was hit when crossing the marked crosswalk at El Camino Real at East Mall.

The Atascadero Police Department said in a press release the woman was facing moderate injuries after a Nissan hit her.

Police said the driver was uninjured and cooperating with officers.

Drugs and alcohol do not seem to be a factor in the collision; however, the Atascadero Police Department Traffic Unit is conducting an investigation.

Officers remind drivers the importance of being vigilant, especially when driving at night and to always be alert for pedestrians.


ORIGINAL STORY: A woman has been transported to the hospital after being hit by a car in Atascadero.

The Atascadero Police Department received reports of a vehicle vs. pedestrian around 7 p.m. Saturday on El Camino Real.

The woman was taken to the hospital by an ambulance, according to city officials.

Atascadero Police Department is continuing to investigate it.

Little details were available Saturday night.

A city spokeswoman said additional information including the exact location of the incident will be released tomorrow.