High-Speed Pursuit Ends in Car Accident near Kelly Drive
CARLSBAD, CA (July 8, 2018) – Four people were injured late Sunday evening following a stolen vehicle crash on El Camino Real near Kelly Drive.
As per reports, the crash took place around 11:00 PM. Officers were attempting to stop the stolen Acura traveling north at El Camino Real and Faraday Avenue before they lost sight of the vehicle. The speeding Acura later collided head-on with a BMW heading south near Kelly Drive.
The 25-year-old Acura driver from Oceanside and his 43-year-old female passenger from Poway were hospitalized with serious injuries. Updates on their condition were not immediately available. Meanwhile, the 27-year-old driver of the BMW and her 28-year-old male passenger from Carlsbad sustained minor injuries from the collision. It was unknown if the occupants of the BMW were hospitalized.
Officers shut down portions of northbound El Camino Real from West Ranch Street to Tamarack Avenue, and southbound El Camino Real from Tamarack Avenue to Kelly Drive, from 11:00 PM to 4:00 AM to make way for an investigation.
No additional information has been released to the public at this time.
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