A 56-year-old woman struck by a SUV as she walked
across Coast Highway Monday was not seriously injured, but
the accident backed up traffic on the coastal route.
About 1:10 p.m., police were called about the collision on Coast
Highway at Cress Street.
The woman, who lives in Medford, Oregon, was walking in a crosswalk toward
the east side of the street when the driver of a Lexus RX350 turning left
onto Coast from Cress struck her in a slow-speed collision, said Laguna Beach Police Sgt. Louise Callus.
driver, a 59-year-old Laguna Beach man, apparently did not see her while
The woman complained of pain in her left hip and leg and was taken to
Mission Hospital, Callus said.