SAN DIEGO, CA – Two people were injured after a vehicle crashed through a fence and overturned while the driver was attempting to make an exit in University City this morning.
According to The Times of San Diego, the accident occurred on I-5, near the Genesee Avenue exit, at about 9:10 a.m., when the driver of a Scion attempted to make the turn onto the off-ramp.
The vehicle went up an embankment, and the Scion went into the air and through a fence. It overturned, landing upside-down.
The driver was pinned within the wreckage for a time. After being rescued by emergency crews, he was taken to the hospital with severe injuries.
His passenger, a woman, was also taken to the hospital for the treatment of moderate injuries.
The rampway was shut down for about 45 minutes as they worked the crash.
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