Driver found in connection to Rancho
San Diego - A woman was critically injured Sunday when she was
hit by a car in Rancho Penasquitos, police said.
Medics responded to a call at 7:07 a.m. on Black Mountain Road
and Carmel Mountain Road, where they found an unconscious woman with face
injuries, San Diego police Sgt. Robert Hawkins said.
A gold-colored 2006 Nissan Sentra driven by 20-year-old Uvelyn
Nunez- Jaramillo and carrying two passengers, was heading south on the 13700
block of Black Mountain Road when the car veered to the right, SDPD Sgt. Tim
The car went onto a sidewalk, damaged a fence, then struck the
pedestrian. The victim, in her 30s, was taken to Scripps La Jolla Hospital,
The car continued a short distance down the street, where it
also hit a water line before it came to a stop. Nunez-Jaramillo exited the
Nissan and walked away.
Several passersby stopped at the scene to render aid to the
woman and emergency personnel, Underwood said.
Detectives determined that Nunez-Jaramillo caused the crash. She
was contacted and returned to the scene, where police determined she allegedly
was driving under the influence.
She was arrested and booked in the Las Colinas Women’s Detention
Facility for felony driving under the influence and felony hit and run.
Detectives also interviewed Nunez-Jaramillo’s two passengers,
who were released, Underwood said.