SAN DIEGO, CA – Authorities were keeping an eye out for a badly damaged vehicle that fled a Wednesday crash scene in Oceanside on Wednesday morning.
According to CHP, the driver of a gold Mercedes sedan was swerving in and out of lanes on westbound State Route 78 when they lost control near Mar Vista Drive at about 9:30 a.m. The gold sedan slammed into a white box truck.
Within ten minutes of the crash, the driver of the Mercedes left the scene. Officials were on the lookout in the area for the vehicle, which had been badly damaged in the crash and seemed likely to be able to drive very far.
An ambulance responded to the scene. Injuries have not been confirmed.
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