OCEANSIDE, CA – Five people were injured—three seriously—when their vehicles collided in Oceanside late Monday afternoon, the San Diego Union-Tribune reports.
An unidentified car ran a red light at the corner of Rancho Del Oro Drive and Mesa Drive at 4:25 p.m., crashing into a second vehicle and then overturning and landing on its roof. Firefighters extricated two occupants from one car, and a single occupant from the other. All three were airlifted to local hospitals, including an 11-year-old child.
The other two victims were taken to the hospital by ambulance. All five are expected to survive.
This is an ongoing story that will be updated if possible.
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