SAN DIEGO, CA – A 78-year-old woman was injured in an accident involving an SUV and a trolley in La Mesa yesterday afternoon. According to CBS 8 News, the woman was driving her SUV when the vehicle collided with a trolley at the intersection of University Avenue and Spring Street. At this time, it’s unclear how the accident occurred.
Heartland Fire and Rescue crews had to extract the woman from the wreckage with the jaws of life. Medics transported the victim to Sharp Memorial Hospital for treatment of injuries to her right side and back. No passengers from inside the trolley were injured in the accident.
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