Date: June 21‚ 2009
Location: I-5 (Golden State) Freeway near the Mission Boulevard onramp
Type: Car vs. big-rig crash
Outcome: 3-year-old girl killed and two seriously injured
A young girl was killed when the car driven by her mother crashed into a big-rig and then a pole while driving along the 5 Freeway in the Mission Hills area of San Diego. It is believed that the mother‚ Mariana Ruiz‚ was driving at an unsafe rate of speed on a wet highway when she lost control of her car. The young girl was pronounced dead at Holy Cross Medical Center while her parents were transported to the hospital and placed in critical care. The father‚ Juan Torres‚ fractured his arm and suffered a concussion and possible minor traumatic brain injury (MTBI). Ruiz suffered an injury to her chest.
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