SAN DIEGO, CA — A 48-year-old woman was seriously injured late Saturday night after her car flipped over and caught fire in San Diego’s Torrey Pines area, according to ABC 10 News.
The crash happened near the intersection of Torreyana Road and Merryfield Row at around 11:55 p.m.
San Diego police said the woman was driving eastbound in the 3000 block of Science Park Road when her car struck the median as she crossed Torreyana Road. The impact caused the vehicle to roll an unknown number of times and burst into flames.
Medics rushed the woman to a nearby hospital with a punctured lung. No updates on her condition are available at this time.
An investigation into the incident was underway.
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