Publish Date: 2022/01/12
SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA — An ambulance was called Wednesday night after a driver crashed into a tree off California Highway 78 in Escondido’s East Valley area, according to California Highway Patrol.
The accident occurred near the Idaho Avenue intersection and was first reported by CHP at 7:08 p.m.
Details are limited at this time, but authorities said the driver was driving recklessly and passing other vehicles in opposite lanes at the time of the crash. The CHP traffic incident page indicates the car struck both a tree and a fence at the nearby El Plantio Nursery & Landscaping store.
At this time, no information has been disclosed regarding the condition of the driver.
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