Publish Date: 2023/08/07
SAN DIEGO, CA — A 39-year-old man was left in serious condition late Sunday after a single-vehicle accident in San Diego’s Mount Hope neighborhood, reports ABC10 News.
The crash took place in the 3700 block of Market Street, near Mount Hope Cemetery, at about 10:41 p.m.
San Diego Police said the man was driving a 2024 Chevrolet Trax compact SUV eastbound on the road when, for reasons still unknown, the vehicle hit a tree in the raised center median.
The male driver, who was left trapped in the wreckage, had to be extricated by crews, who used multiple tools to cut down the vehicle, like the Jaws of Life.
The victim was rushed to an area hospital with injuries believed to be non-life-threatening. His identity has not been disclosed at this time.
An investigation by the SDPD Traffic Division was underway, but DUI has since been ruled out as a factor.
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