Two Sedans Collide on 5 Freeway in Carlsbad Leaving 1 Driver Unconscious
CARLSBAD, CA (March 19, 2019) – A woman was reportedly unconscious following a two-car crash Tuesday morning in Carlsbad.
The crash happened around 9:55 a.m. on southbound 5 Freeway at Las Flores Drive.
According to the California Highway Patrol, a silver Honda sedan and a red sedan collided, causing major damage on one of the cars. The Honda was smoking after the crash and its female driver was found unconscious inside the car.
Paramedics responded to give aid, but the extent of injuries sustained was not immediately known.
Fire crews blocked the fourth lane of the freeway while they worked on the scene.
Both cars were towed away from the crash site.
There were no official reports stating what caused the crash or how it exactly transpired. Authorities are looking further into the incident to determine liability.
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