[11-02-2021] San Diego County, CA – 8 People Hurt After a Major Car Crash in Lincoln Park

Eight people, including a 3-year-old, sustained varying degrees of injury after a major car crash in Lincoln Park on Tuesday afternoon, November 2, 2021.

[11-02-2021] San Diego County, CA - 8 People Hurt After a Major Car Crash in Lincoln ParkAccording to the initial reports from local authorities, the crash happened at around noon in the 4600 block of Logan Avenue. A Mustang drove through a red light in the Lincoln Park neighborhood and broadsided another vehicle. The Mustang then crashed into a nearby restaurant, injuring several people, including a three-year-old.

Eight people were injured due to the collision—the driver and passenger in the sedan and six restaurant customers, including the 3-year-old child. Six people were seriously injured, while the other two sustained minor to moderate injuries.

The 3-year-old child was rushed to Rady Children’s Hospital, while the five other injured victims were taken to Scripps Mercy Hospital. The remaining patients were taken to UC Medical Center.

The Mustang driver reportedly ran away from the scene on foot after the crash, but local authorities later apprehended her. She is facing a felony hit-and-run charge. The case is currently under further investigation.

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Two-Vehicle Collision Statistics

Every sixty seconds, a car accident occurs somewhere in the United States. In the United States, millions of vehicles travel on the highways every single day. At least four million people are injured each year in traffic accidents across the United States.

A total of 36,560 people were killed in 2018, according to the Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) of the United States Department of Transportation. San Diego’s roads are becoming more dangerous. In San Diego County, there were 21,534 car accidents in 2016, increasing 5% from 2015.

Car accidents aren’t increasing in frequency, according to the data. Violence is increasing as well. The number of fatal accidents in the state increased by more than 7 percent between 2015 and 2016. Several factors can lead to a car accident. Distracted driving, intoxicated driving, and fatigued driving are the most common causes.

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