Rollover Crash in Carlsbad Kills 16-Year-Old Passenger, Injures 7
San Diego, CA (June 24, 2020) – On Wednesday, at around 2:20 am, a rollover crash killed a teenager and injured seven others in Carlsbad.
The single-vehicle crash involved a Southern California SUV, and it occurred at about 35 miles (56 kilometers) north of downtown San Diego.
Moreover, Police spokeswoman Jodee Reyes said there were eight teens in the Toyota 4Runner when the accident happened.
Apparently, the vehicle rolled over many times before it came to rest on its side.
One teen, age 16, died at the scene, while the medics team rushed the seven others to area hospitals.
Alcohol did not appear to be a factor in the accident.
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