3 Hurt in 2-Car Accident in Carlsbad
CARLSBAD, CA (July 1, 2019)– Three people were injured Saturday morning after a 2-car accident at Rancho Santa Fe Road and Camino Junipero.
According to Carlsbad Police, the collision happened around 9:35 a.m., on Rancho Sana Fe Road. First responders arrived to the area near Camino Junipero shortly after receiving multiple dispatch calls.
Police say a 25-year-old driver of a Hyundai Tucson blew through a red light at the intersection. There, they struck the passenger side of a black Honda Accord.
The two occupants inside the Honda were later identified as 22-year-old men. They appeared to be making a left turn from Rancho Santa Fe Road at the time of the accident.
All three victims suffered moderate to severe injuries as a result of the impact. Paramedics eventually transported them to a nearby hospital for further treatment. However, there has been no update on their current condition.
The surrounding area was closed off for a brief time while crews worked to clear the wreckage. However, the roadway has since reopened.
At this time, investigators are looking further into the cause including drug intoxication.
We can avoid the perils of car accidents by driving with care. Take your time, double check to ensure the roads are clear and avoid distractions. Drinking and drug use is also discouraged when driving. Keep these helpful tips in mind to minimize the dangers.
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