SAN DIEGO, CA — A man was injured Tuesday morning after a metal driveshaft crashed into his windshield on Interstate 15 near San Diego’s Mission Valley area, according to ABC10 News.
The incident took place on the northbound lanes of I-15 near Friars Road shortly before 5:00 a.m.
The man was driving a Tesla northbound on the interstate when the driveshaft flew through the windshield and struck him in the face, leaving visible facial injuries. The object also hit a headrest and shattered glass on the vehicle’s roof.
After the event, the man drove to Station 45 off Friars Road and alerted San Diego Fire-Rescue firefighters.
The victim was transported to a hospital, where the extent of his injuries has not been disclosed.
No other information has been reported about the possible origin of the driveshaft.
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