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Serious Injury Multi-Vehicle Collision

On April 8, at 4:36 p.m., the City of Carlsbad Police Department received a report of a traffic collision involving multiple motor vehicles in the intersection of Cannon Road and El Camino Real.

Officers responded to the scene and found that a 1999 Honda Civic driven by a 37-year-old female had collided with three other motor vehicles.

City of Carlsbad Fire Department personnel responded and provided medical aid to the injured parties. One driver was transported by helicopter to Scripps La Jolla and one additional person was transported by ambulance to Palomar Hospital. 

A preliminary investigation revealed that the Honda was traveling westbound on Cannon Road. Two other vehicles, a Dodge Ram and Chevrolet Corvette, were travelling northbound 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 cause of the collision is currently under investigation by the Carlsbad Police Department’s Traffic Division.

For more information
Jeffery Smith, Police Sergeant, Traffic Division, 760-931-2100 or Jeffery.Smith@carlsbadca.gov

Police media contact:
Jodee Sasway, Public Information Officer, 760-931-2105 or jodee.sasway@carlsbadca.gov

April 8, 2016