Driver and Passenger Hurt in Suspected DUI Crash in San Diego
SAN DIEGO, CA (June 18, 2019) – Two people suffered injuries in a suspected DUI crash on Market Street and Seventh Avenue Friday night.
The incident occurred at about 11:40 p.m. according to the police. The driver of a 2004 Toyota Prius was speeding while eastbound on Market Street. He subsequently struck a curb when he attempted to make a left turn on Seventh Avenue, causing the car to overturn. As a result, the passenger got ejected from the front seat.
Officials said the passenger, a 24-year-old man, suffered life-threatening injuries including a crushed pelvis and internal bleeding. On the other hand, the driver sustained a cut to his forehead. Emergency responders took both of them to the hospital.
The police suspected that the driver was driving under the influence at the time of the crash. Further investigation is ongoing.
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