SAN DIEGO, CA – A late-night crash on Route 76 in Oceanside injured nine people on Sunday, according to the Times of San Diego.
The accident was reported at about 15 minutes before midnight near Douglas Drive on Route 76. Emergency workers arrived to find a pickup truck and a sedan that had damage to their front-ends. One person was trapped inside each of the vehicles and had to be freed by firefighters.
In total, eight people were transported from the scene in six ambulances and taken to local hospitals for treatment. Two of the victims were children.
A ninth victim was found in a nearby 7-Eleven parking lot, having walked away from the crash. He was also taken to the hospital for treatment and was reported in considerable pain. Further details on the nature of the injuries are not available at this time.
The crash remains under investigation.
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