5 Injured in Multi-Car Crash in Pacific Beach

By R. Stickney
|  Saturday, Feb 16, 2013  |  Updated 11:32 AM PDT
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5 Injured in Multi-Car Crash

Elena Gomez

Firefighters and emergency personnel had to extricate two people from their vehicles officials said.

Five people were injured in a three-vehicle accident at Garnet Avenue and Mission Bay Drive Saturday.

A black Nissan Titan ran through a red light at full speed and collided with a black sedan according to witnesses.

The truck spun around before hitting a traffic pole while the wheels continued spinning the witnesses told NBC 7 San Diego.

San Diego police were called around 9:45 a.m. to help the injured and manage traffic. Two patients had to be extricated from their vehicles officials said.

Two people were taken to Scripps La Jolla in serious-critical condition according to San Diego Fire Rescue crews.

Another two were sent to Kaiser with moderate injuries firefighters said.

One man was in the truck. It’s not known if he was injured according to the NBC 7 San Diego news crew at the scene.

Officials described the driver of the black sedan as elderly. His injuries were not known.

A white minivan was dented on the driver's side. No one was injured in that vehicle.

Check back for more updates on this developing story.
 

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