IMPERIAL — A woman attempting to cross Highway 86 late Monday was struck by a pickup and suffered a fractured skull, according to Imperial police Capt. Gary Cox.
Debra Ray, 47, of Imperial had left the California Mid-Winter Fair & Fiesta and was attempting to cross the highway at its intersection with Second Street when she was struck shortly after 10 p.m.
Ray had crossed the northbound lanes and stopped in the center divider. As she tried to cross the southbound lanes she moved into the path of a pickup being driven by Maricruz Rodriguez, 35, also of Imperial.
After being hit, Ray's head struck the pickup's windshield and she suffered a fractured skull, Cox said. County fire officials added Ray had lacerations to her face and her body.