INCIDENT DATE/TIME: 9-9-18 1:56 pm
LOCATION: Garnet Ave near Fanuel St.
CITY: San Diego
It was said by witnesses, that a female driver ran the red light at Fanuel St while driving eastbound on Garnet Ave.
She then crossed over into oncoming traffic and hit head-on into the white car.
The female driver was DUI according to the Police officers present.
4 people were transported for injuries ranging from serious to moderate to Scripps La Jolla hospital.
Approx. 20 minutes after the Fire Dept. left the scene, the black car caught fire and burned in the street.
SDPD already had the street blocked off waiting for traffic investigators.
Official Police Media Release:
P-1 was a black 2012 Hyundai sedan being driven by a 40 year old female. There was a 40 year old male passenger in the vehicle. P-2 was a white 2012 Toyota sedan being driven by a 68 year old male. There was a 62 year old female passenger in that vehicle. P-1 was E/B 1300 Garnet Ave, and P-2 was W/B 1300 Garnet Ave. P-1 veered left and crossed the double yellow line into oncoming traffic, colliding head-on with P-2. The driver of P-1 sustained a collapsed lung. The passenger of P-1 sustained a brain bleed along with abrasions and lacerations. The driver of P-2 sustained abrasions and a hematoma to the left shin. The passenger of P-2
sustained multiple fractures. All parties in the collision were transported to area hospitals for treatment of their respective injuries. The driver of P-1 was evaluated and will be charged with DUI. The driver of P-2 was found to not be under the influence. The injuries to the passenger of P-1 are considered serious, but not life-
threatening. SDPD Traffic Division Officers and Detectives responded to the scene and are conducting the investigation.
More info on San Diego: Accident & Car Fire 09092018
San Diego: Accident - BingNews Search results
San Diego County motorcyclist dies in single-vehicle crash near Visalia
A 56-year-old motorcyclist was killed in a single-vehicle collision near the Tulare County foothills on Monday, Sept. 16, 2019. (Photo: File Photo) A 66-year-old motorcyclist was killed in a ...
Bicyclist Suffers Severe Head Injuries In Crash In Kearny Mesa
(Shutterstock) SAN DIEGO — A 45-year-old bicyclist was hospitalized Thursday with severe head injuries after he was struck by an SUV at a Kearny Mesa intersection, police said. The crash ...
Woman Seriously Injured In Crash In Miramar
An 81-year-old woman was seriously injured in a two-vehicle collision in the Miramar area of San Diego. (Shutterstock) SAN DIEGO — An 81-year-old woman was seriously injured Wednesday afternoon ...
Hot air balloon crash lands in San Diego neighborhood
A hot air balloon pilot crash landed in a residential San Diego neighborhood Wednesday evening. San Diego City Councilman Mark Kersey took video as the balloon glided over trees and houses and settled ...
Plane crash on roof of California shopping center leaves 1 dead
Video of the aftermath of the crash shows pieces of the wrecked plane ... The plane was a single-engine Cessna 177, according to NBC-TV in San Diego. Share this: Facebook Twitter Flipboard ...
Bicyclist suffers major head injuries in Kearny Mesa crash
The 47-year-old woman driving the SUV was uninjured. Neither drugs nor alcohol were considered factors in the crash, the exact circumstances of which San Diego Police Department traffic division ...
Man killed in plane crash in Nevada ID’d as San Diego resident
One of two people killed in a private plane crash near a Nevada airport earlier this month has been identified as a 59-year-old man from San Diego. John McCarthy was identified by his family as the ...
San Marcos man jailed for DUI in connection with fatal Carlsbad crash
SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A San Marcos man was behind bars Monday for allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol and causing a crash that killed a woman in his car. Ramos Santos, 37, lost control of his ...
Family IDs San Diego man as 2nd victim of Nevada plane crash
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A San Diego man has been identified as the second victim who died in the crash of a small private plane in Nevada. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports the family of 59-year-old John ...
Multi-Car Crash Halts Traffic Around San Diego International Airport
An early-morning crash involving five cars Wednesday caused traffic delays along the main road leading to the San Diego International Airport. The collision happened just before 5:40 a.m. at North ...
San Diego Teen Paralyzed in Mountain Biking Crash Seeks Help From Specialists in Colorado
A San Diego teen is facing a long road to recovery after failing an attempt at a 32-foot jump on his mountain bike in Mission Trails Regional Park. The ICU at Sharp Memorial Hospital has been home to ...
San Diego-area man dies in Idaho BASE jumping accident
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (AP) - A San Diego-area man died Monday while BASE jumping off a bridge in southern Idaho. The Twin Falls County Sheriff's Office says 38-year-old Brandon John Chance and his wife, ...