Escondido Car Crash on Del Dios Highway and Elm Lane
Head-On Crash on Del Dios Highway in Escondido
ESCONDIDO (August 1, 2017) – A head-on collision resulting in apparent major injuries occurred on Del Dios Highway Tuesday afternoon, according to California Highway Patrol dispatch team.
The accident took place shortly before 1:30 p.m. between Elm Lane and Rancho Drive.
CHP initially logged that four vehicles were involved in the wreck. At least two cars were confirmed to have collided head-on on the highway.
Escondido Car Accident
As per the dispatch, one vehicle, described as a red Honda Civic, rolled over as a result of the crash. Fire department officials along with the paramedics responded to the scene and attended to at least one occupant who was trapped in the overturned car.
CHP said that person might have suffered a broken arm following the collision. The report has not been yet confirmed.
The incident is still under investigating.
Highways are considered as dangerous routes since numerous auto accidents have been recorded and have caused serious injuries to the motorists. It is necessary that drivers practice precautionary measures and follow traffic regulations while traversing the major roads. Factors such as driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, speeding, distracted driving or negligence often play a role in the occurrence of injury traffic incidents. In this case, authorities are still gathering more information to determine what actually caused the crash.
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