Five Hospitalized after Three-Vehicle Crash near Balboa Avenue
SAN DIEGO, CA (May 16, 2019) – Five people were injured Thursday afternoon after an ambulance collided with two cars on Kearny Villa Road.
According to the San Diego Police Department, the incident happened near Balboa Avenue, at about 2:10 PM. Due to unknown circumstances, a northbound 2008 Infiniti G35S lost control and veered onto the southbound lanes. There, it collided head-on with an oncoming American Medical Response vehicle.
The impact of the collision caused the ambulance to collide with a Hyundai Azera, which was directly behind the emergency vehicle.
The San Diego Fire-Rescue Department arrived at the scene to free the trapped victims. Emergency crews also responded to assist everyone involved in the crash.
As per reports, the ambulance driver had bleeding in her brain and a fractured right ankle. The other paramedic suffered a fractured left forearm, while the 57-year-old Hyundai driver sustained a fractured right wrist.
The 21-year-old Infiniti driver suffered a concussion and complained of pain. Meanwhile, his 20-year-old passenger remains in critical condition after suffering internal injuries and broken bones. Further updates on their current conditions were not provided.
It is important to always be alert when behind the wheel of a car, truck, or bus. Stay within the speed limit, and follow the rules of the road to prevent any dangerous accidents. Always keep an eye out for possible road hazards and stay on guard.
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