Postal worker seriously injured by driver suffering from seizure

first_img Posted: September 12, 2019 00:00 00:00 spaceplay / pause qunload | stop ffullscreenshift + ←→slower / faster ↑↓volume mmute ←→seek  . seek to previous 12… 6 seek to 10%, 20% … 60% XColor SettingsAaAaAaAaTextBackgroundOpacity SettingsTextOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundSemi-TransparentOpaqueTransparentFont SettingsSize||TypeSerif MonospaceSerifSans Serif MonospaceSans SerifCasualCursiveSmallCapsResetSave SettingsNATIONAL CITY (KUSI) – A vehicle struck a postal worker Thursday afternoon on a South Bay roadside, pinning him against his parked mail truck and leaving him badly injured, police reported.The accident in the 2900 block of Highland Avenue in National City occurred about 1 p.m., when a retirement-age driver possibly suffering a stroke or other medical emergency lost control of his car, sending it crashing into the back of the U.S. Postal Service vehicle, according to police.The mailman’s legs wound up crushed up against his truck until witnesses were able to get into the other vehicle, put its transmission into reverse and back it off of him.The first arriving police officer applied a tourniquet to one of the victim’s legs, “which helped stop the bleeding and saved his life, probably,” Sgt. Damian Ballardo told OnScene TV.Medics took the postman to UCSD Medical Center in San Diego along with the motorist whose vehicle had struck him, Ballardo said. Neither man’s name was released. KUSI Newsroom September 12, 2019 KUSI Newsroom, Postal worker seriously injured by driver suffering from seizure Categories: Local San Diego News, Traffic & Accidents FacebookTwitterlast_img read more