A California Highway Patrol cruiser. Courtesy CHP

A motorist was seriously injured Friday morning when the car he was driving crashed into a fence in the La Presa neighborhood north of Sweetwater Reservoir, authorities said.

The crash of the Honda Accord was reported about 7:35 a.m. in the 9800 block of Jamacha Boulevard and knocked down an estimated 50 feet of fence, California Highway Patrol Officer Tommy Strickland said.

The driver was taken to a hospital for treatment of major injuries, Strickland said.

No details about the victim were immediately available.

CHP officers were investigating the circumstances leading up to the crash.

— City News Service

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