SAN DIEGO, CA — A 16-year-old driver was seriously injured Monday morning after crashing into a tree in San Diego’s Miramar Ranch North neighborhood, reports Times of San Diego.
The single-vehicle accident occurred in the 11500 block of Scripps Ranch Boulevard at around 6:30 a.m.
San Diego police said the teenager was driving a 2006 Toyota Camry eastbound on the road when he lost control of the vehicle. The Toyota ran into a grassy center median, where it slammed into a tree.
The driver was transported by medics to a nearby hospital with serious injuries. His condition has not been disclosed.
The boy’s sole passenger, a 25-year-old man, sustained minor injuries.
Authorities have not released any further information on a possible cause of the crash.
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