2 Hospitalized after Santee Car Accident
SANTEE, CA (December 20, 2018) – Two children sustained injuries following a car accident in Santee on December 18.
The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department revealed that the incident occurred about 9:39 p.m. on Mast Boulevard and Halburn Boulevard. The deputies were able to find out that a northbound vehicle on Halberns Boulevard drove despite the red light and crashed with a westbound car on Mast Boulevard, sheriff’s Sgt. Aaron Montan stated.
As a result of the crash, the westbound vehicle driver sustained injuries, and two children were transported to Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego with non-life threatening injuries. However, it was not clarified whether the vehicle driver that was hit received treatment at the area or was transported to a hospital.
The vehicle driver that drove despite the red light sustained minor injuries and received treatment at the area.
Alcohol was ruled out as a factor in the crash which remains under active investigation.
Anyone who has information regarding the collision was encouraged to contact Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477. Tipsters may opt to remain anonymous and could be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.
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