SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA — A 3-year-old boy was injured Friday afternoon in a two-vehicle collision on California Highway 67 near south Oceanside’s Fire Mountain area, according to California Highway Patrol.
The accident occurred on the southbound highway north of Interstate 8 and was first reported by CHP at 4:00 p.m.
Details are limited, but authorities said a Ford F-150 pickup truck and a blue Nissan Altima were involved. Both vehicles came to rest in the roadway, blocking two right lanes.
The female driver of the Nissan Altima requested medics for her young son, though it was not immediately clear whether he required transport to a hospital. The extent of his injuries was not disclosed.
Both vehicles sustained significant damage in the crash and had to be towed from the scene.
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