A Jeep driven by a man who ran a red light struck a car Wednesday in Clairemont Mesa, resulting in multiple fractures to the back and legs of the woman driving the car.

A San Diego Police cruiser. Photo by Chris Stone.

Authorities said the Jeep driver tried to run off, but was detained by two men who witnessed the collision.

The 44-year-old woman was turning left from Boyd Avenue to northbound Genesee Avenue when her car was hit by the Jeep, which was being driven at a high rate of speed, said police Officer Frank Cali.

The 26-year-old Jeep driver continued about 100 yards and stopped, according to Cali.

The woman and Jeep driver, who complained of pain in his neck and back, were taken to a hospital.

A third car was scraped by the Jeep. Cali said a man and child in that vehicle were unhurt.

— City News Service

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