Officers and Medics Respond to Fatal Traffic Collision
On December 30, at 11:10 a.m., Officers from the City of Carlsbad Police Department responded to the 7300 block of Alicante Road regarding a serious injury traffic collision.
Upon arrival, Officers found two vehicles with extensive damage and both vehicles still occupied by their respective drivers.
The Carlsbad Fire Department arrived and provided advanced life support to the female driver of one of the vehicles and ultimately pronounced her deceased at the scene as a result of the collision.
The female driver and sole occupant of the other vehicle was transported to an area hospital for treatment of moderate injuries.
The driver pronounced deceased on scene was identified as a 55-year-old female from Carlsbad. The driver of the other vehicle transported for her injuries, was identified as a 73-year-old female from Carlsbad.
Traffic Officers responded to the scene to conduct an investigation into the cause of the collision.