[03-15-2023] San Diego County, CA – Two People Injured After Two-Vehicle Collision in Carmel Valley

[03-15-2023] Two People Injured After Two-Vehicle Collision in Carmel ValleyTwo people sustained injuries following a two-vehicle collision in Carmel Valley, San Diego, on Wednesday morning, March 15, 2023.

According to the San Diego Fire Department, the crash occurred shortly before 8:00 a.m. on Carmel Canyon Road and Del Mar Heights Road.

What led to the collision is not exactly clear at this point, but two unidentified vehicles were involved. An individual got trapped in the wreckage and had to be extricated by the responders.

Two people, including the extricated victim, sustained unspecified injuries, the extent of which was not immediately known. One was transported to Scripps Memorial Hospital, the other to Jacobs Medical Center.

No further details were available on the victims’ identities and their current condition as the investigation continued. It is unknown whether speeding or intoxication played a role.

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In the United States, automobile accidents are the leading cause of accidental death and injury every year. Worldwide, automobile accidents account for about two million deaths and ten million injuries per year.

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