SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA — Three women were trapped inside a vehicle early Friday after a hit-and-run rollover crash off California 94 near La Mesa, according to ABC 10 News.
The crash happened on the westbound lanes of SR-94 just east of College Avenue at approximately 1:40 a.m.
A preliminary investigation shows a car was speeding westbound when it hit another vehicle and pushed it off the roadway toward a nearby apartment complex on Waite Drive. The victim vehicle rolled multiple times before it stopped against a tree.
It was not immediately clear whether anyone was seriously hurt, but three female occupants had to be extricated from the wreckage.
No one else at the apartment building was reported hurt.
Witnesses said the causing vehicle landed in a nearby bush before its two occupants left the car and fled the scene on foot across the freeway.
As of Friday morning, California Highway Patrol officers were not able to locate the other two fleeing occupants.
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