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Update: One killed, three injured in Clairemont crash Tuesday

Publish Date: 2020/07/22

SAN DIEGO, CA – We posted yesterday about a three-vehicle crash that left one dead and three others injured. Some new information has been released. According to FOX 5 San Diego, the victim in the crash was a 58-year-old man. He was killed when a 20-year-old driving southbound on Genesse Avenue veered into the oncoming traffic and slammed head-on into the 58-year-old’s car. The 58-year-old then sideswiped a third vehicle. 

Emergency responders declared the 58-year-old dead at the scene of the accident. The 48-year-old victim sustained sternal and spinal fractures, as well as several cuts and bruises. The 20-year-old suffered a broken leg, broken nose, an orbital fracture, and a right lung contusion. Both motorists were transported to a nearby hospital for treatment.

Police are investigating as to why the 20-year-old veered into the oncoming traffic. They say that they do not believe drugs or alcohol were involved in the crash. 

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

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