Four Injured In Head-On Collision in Pacific Beach; DUI Suspected

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A car bursts into flames following a head-one collision in Pacific Beach. Photo via OnSceneTV

Four people are hospitalized after two cars collided in Pacific Beach, and one of the drivers was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.

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A black 2012 Hyundai sedan being driven by a 40-year-old woman was heading east in the 1300 block of Garnet Avenue at about 2 p.m. Sunday when she veered left and crossed into oncoming traffic, colliding head-on with a white 2012 Toyota sedan being driven by a 68-year-old man, police said.

The female driver suffered a collapsed lung and her passenger suffered a head injury along with abrasions and lacerations, San Diego police Sgt. Michael Tansey said, adding that the driver would be charged with DUI.

The driver of the Toyota — who Tansey said was not under the influence — suffered moderate injuries and his passenger suffered multiple broken bones, Tansey added.

Detectives and officers from the San Diego Police Department’s Traffic Division are conducting the investigation.

City News Service

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