2 Dead, 1 injured in Car Crash in Ramona

Cal Fire San Diego requested an air ambulance as the occupants were trapped

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Two people are dead and one person was airlifted to a local hospital after a traffic collision in Ramona, said Cal Fire San Diego.

Cal Fire responded to the scene at around noon on Mussey Grade Road south of Mahogany Ranch Road. After the initial investigation officials were able to put a timeline of what occurred.

At around 12:15 p.m. a 56-year-old female from Fallbrook was driving a 2016 Ford Focus northbound on Mussey Grade Road. At the same time, a female was driving a 2017 Subaru Impreza with a male passenger, southbound on Mussey Grade road. For reasons still under investigation, the driver of the Ford Focus failed to maintain control of her vehicle and entered the southbound lane where it collided with the Subaru.

The driver of the Ford Focus and the passenger in the Subaru were pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the Subaru sustained major injuries and was transported via helicopter to Palomar Medical Center in Escondido.

Officials said both occupants of the Subaru were wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash, the driver of the Ford was not. It is unknown if alcohol and or drugs were a factor in the crash.

The two identities of the deceased will be released once family is notified.

No other information was available.

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