Morning Head-On Collision in Santa Cruz Leaves 3 People Injured
SANTA CRUZ, CA (May 15, 2019) – Three people were injured following a head-on crash Wednesday morning in Santa Cruz.
The crash happened around 7:53 a.m. near the intersection of Empire Grade and Mcgivern Way.
CHP officials responded to the scene and located a gray Toyota Highlander and a gray Subaru sedan. The Subaru went over 100 feet down embankment, where it landed on its side. It sustained major front-end damage with missing two wheels. The Toyota was on the right shoulder.
Occupants in the overturned Subaru were trapped inside the car. Three injured patients were found as a result of the crash.
Responding paramedics took the patients to a hospital with complaints of pain.
Towing services were requested to remove the vehicles from the crash site.
An investigation is ongoing to determine the cause of the crash and to identify possible contributing factors. Additional information will be released once it becomes available.
Head-on collisions can be alarming. Avoid this from happening by driving only when you are alert and sober. Avoid, whenever possible, driving in challenging weather or road conditions. And always scan the road ahead for hazards.
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