Police in San Diego suspect a drunk driver is at fault for a 4-car accident on February 16, according to Fox News. Paramedics rushed four people to the hospital, including one with a serious head injury, according to San Diego Police. The driver of a Nissan Titan, identified as a 26-year-old, ran a red light at the intersection of Mission Bay Drive and Garnett Avenue at approximately 9:45 a.m. and collided with a Honda Accord and a Volvo, according to San Diego Police Officer Frank Cali. The Honda was thrown across the median where it collided with a minivan.
The driver of the Honda, a 66-year-old male, suffered a traumatic head injury and was hospitalized in critical condition. A 30-year-old woman and a 5-year-old boy, riding in the Volvo, were also taken to the hospital with moderate injuries. The driver of the Nissan received treatment for a minor injury before being arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence. The accident remains under investigation.
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