ambulanceOn Oct. 8, at 4:21 p.m., firefighters from the Rancho Santa Fe Fire Protection District (RSFFPD) responded to a report that a pedestrian had been hit by a vehicle near the intersection of Cancha de Golf and Via Valle Verde. Upon arrival they found a 69-year-old woman lying in the street, unresponsive. The patient was flown by San Diego Fire Department Copter 1 to Palomar Medical Center for the treatment of serious injuries. The driver of the vehicle, a male in his mid- to late-70s, was not injured.
One fire engine and battalion chief from RSFFPD responded to the incident. They were assisted by one ambulance from San Diego Medical Services. California Highway Patrol is investigating the cause of the incident.