SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA — Four people were sent to a hospital late Sunday after a head-on collision on California Highway 67 near central Lakeside, reports ABC 10 News.
The accident occurred on a span of the highway near Mapleview Street at about 11:30 p.m.
According to the California Highway Patrol, a driver in a Toyota SUV was traveling against traffic on SR-67 when it collided head-on with a car, causing the victim vehicle to flip.
Responding fire crews had to use Jaws of Life tools to extricate three occupants trapped inside the car.
All three occupants and the driver of the SUV suffered undisclosed injuries and were transported to a local hospital. No updates on their conditions have been shared at this time.
As of this writing, no pending charges or citations have been reported.
An investigation by the CHP remains in progress.
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