A military family seeking medical treatment for their son crashed their car into a security barrier at the entrance to Naval Medical Center San Diego in Balboa Park on Thursday, according to a Navy spokeswoman.
The incident occurred just before 5 p.m. at the entrance gate on Bob Wilson Drive, according to San Diego Naval Base public-affairs officer Krishna Jackson.
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The Tesla drove through the gate but the driver didn't stop to check in, which is required for all personnel coming onto a military installation, Jackson said. Security deployed a final denial barrier to stop the car, which the Tesla crashed into. It was unclear if the occupants of the car were injured.
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"I'd imagine they're pretty shook up,'' Jackson said.
Jackson couldn't disclose the boy's medical situation but said the child received treatment at the hospital.
Military authorities are investigating the incident.