SAN DIEGO, CA — A 52-year-old man was seriously hurt Tuesday morning in a rear-end crash while driving a city street sweeper in San Diego’s Allied Gardens, according to Times of San Diego.
San Diego Police Department said the collision occurred in the 7300 block of Mission Gorge Road at about 5:00 a.m.
It was unclear what led up to the accident, but authorities described the driver of the other vehicle as a 34-year-old man.
The driver of the street sweeper suffered multiple injuries, including fractured ribs and a broken sternum. Crews with San Diego Fire-Rescue transported him to Sharp Memorial Hospital.
Authorities said they did not suspect impairment to have been a factor, and no arrests have been made following the crash.
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