Fallbrook Crash Slices Car in Half, Sends Five to Hospital

A two car crash in Fallbrook sliced a car in half and left five injured, one with life-threatening injuries, officials said.

North County fire officials said a black and red car collided with each other on the 2500 block of East Mission Road at approximately 12:55 a.m. Sunday.

The force of the crash caused one of the cars to split completely in half, leaving five with non-life threatening injuries and one with life-threatening injuries.

The patients were taken to Palomar Hospital and Temecula Valley Hospital. They were 19 to 50 years old.

Officials said they do not know if alcohol or drugs played a role in the crash.

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