Driver Killed, Passenger Injured in Crash on East 16th Street in National City
National City, CA (August 26, 2020) -On Monday, a driver died, and his passenger gravely injured in a car crash on East 16th Street.
Authorities said the car crash was reported at around 11 p.m. in the 2800 block of E 16th Street, killing the teen driver and leaving his passenger severely injured.
National City Police believe speed was a factor in the crash, causing the driver lose control of the Cadillac Sedan.
Consequently, rescuers pronounced the driver dead at the scene. Meanwhile, emergency responders took over an hour to extract the passenger from the crash.
Furthermore, paramedics took the passenger to the hospital due to severe injuries, including head trauma.
Additionally, authorities said both the driver and passenger appeared to be in their late teens.
Moreover, people claiming to be family members of the victims came to the scene to talk to the police.
Lastly, the incident is a solo vehicle crash, with no report of other injuries.
Sweet Lawyers Extends our deepest sympathies and condolences to the family and friends of the deceased. Our hearts are with you through these trying times.
How Can the Victims Family Move on?
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