Publish Date: 2022/07/11
SAN DIEGO, CA — An 82-year-old man died last Friday after a rollover crash involving three vehicles in San Diego’s San Carlos area, according to FOX 5 San Diego.
The fatal accident occurred in the 7500 block of Mission Gorge Road.
A preliminary investigation indicates the man was driving a Toyota SUV westbound on the road when he tried to turn left into a driveway. Officials said the Toyota struck the front of an eastbound Tesla and was then hit on the passenger side by a BMW, which caused the SUV to overturn.
The driver of the Toyota had to be extricated from the wreckage before he was rushed to Sharp Memorial Hospital. Medics worked to resuscitate the patient at the scene and en route to the hospital, but he later died from his injuries.
The driver of the BMW, 34, suffered minor injuries but it was unclear whether they were taken to a hospital.
No further details have been made available at this time.
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