Two undergo critical accidents in Chula Vista one-car crash

Two folks suffered main accidents Monday night time when a automotive they had been in crashed about 20 toes down an embankment within the far southern portion of Chula Vista, authorities stated.

The crash was reported a couple of minutes earlier than 9:40 p.m. on Principal Road — the roadway that marks the divide between Chula Vista and the Egger Highlands neighborhood of south San Diego — and Frontage Street, simply west of exits and entrances to each instructions of Interstate 5.

Chula Vista police had been investigating whether or not the automotive that crashed was the identical one which San Diego police had been chasing earlier within the night time within the South Bay, Lt. Buddy Magor stated. San Diego officers had been the primary legislation enforcement on scene and advised Chula Vista police it was presumably the identical automotive.

San Diego police Officer John Buttle stated the pursuit, which police apparently ended for security causes, occurred greater than an hour earlier than the crash was reported. Buttle didn’t know if the crashed automotive was the identical one concerned within the earlier chase.

Chula Vista firefighters had been despatched to the crash scene for reviews of two folks trapped within the automobile, Battalion Chief David Albright advised OnScene TV.

“(They) discovered the automobile in a ditch, about 20 toes off the highway,” Albright stated, with video from OnScene TV displaying the silver sedan struck a fence. “The sufferers weren’t trapped, however they had been main accidents, one was unconscious.”

Firefighters hauled each injured occupants up the embankment, with the unconscious individual being taken instantly to a hospital.

Albright stated the opposite injured individual was combative and needed to be restrained by firefighters. Each had been anticipated to be taken to UC San Diego Medical Heart in San Diego’s Hillcrest neighborhood for remedy.

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