Two cars and two trucks crashed at the intersection of El Camino Real and Cannon Road in Carlsbad, Carlsbad police confirmed. The crash happened around 4:36 p.m. Friday.
Officers responded to the scene and found that a 1999 Honda Civic driven by a 37-year-old woman had collided with three other vehicles. City of Carlsbad Fire Department personnel responded and provided medical treatment.
One of the drivers was transported via helicopter to Scripps La Jolla and one other was transported by ambulance to Palomar Hospital where they were treated for their injuries. One of the injuries is possibly life-threatening.
A preliminary investigation revealed that the Honda was driving westbound on Cannon Road.
Two other vehicles, a Dodge Ram and Chevrolet Corvette, were travelling northbound on El Camino Real when the Honda entered the intersection and collided with the Dodge Ram and Chevrolet Corvette.
The Honda and the Dodge Ram then travelled west where the Honda collided with a Chevrolet Silverado pickup that was stopped in the southbound El Camino Real turn lane waiting to turn eastbound onto Cannon Road.
The collision is currently under investigation with the Carlsbad Police Department’s Traffic Division.