SAN DIEGO, CA — A 30-year-old man was seriously hurt Sunday night after losing control of his vehicle in San Diego’s Tierrasanta neighborhood, according to FOX 5 San Diego.
San Diego police said the accident occurred on Santon Road near the Shields Street intersection at approximately 11:00 p.m.
The man was driving a 2015 Dodge Challenger south on Santo Road when he jumped a curb and entered the northbound lanes. As he tried to travel back into the southbound lanes, his vehicle ran off the roadway and collided with multiple plants, trees, a bus station bench, and a retaining wall lining the eastern side of the road. The impact of those collisions sent his vehicle into the northbound lanes, where he was ejected.
Authorities arrived to find the victim lying unconscious behind his vehicle in the left lane.
The man was transported to a nearby hospital with facial cuts and fractures, internal injuries, and cuts to his legs. He was listed in stable condition.
Intoxication was suspected to be a factor in the crash.
An investigation remains underway by the San Diego Police Department’s Traffic Division.
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