SAN DIEGO, CA — A U.S. Border Patrol agent was injured Tuesday morning when his ATV struck another ATV near south San Diego’s Tijuana River Valley, according to Border Report.
The collision occurred in an enclosed and heavily monitored area known as “Spooner’s Mesa,” just north of the U.S.-Mexico border.
It was unclear what led up to the incident, but Border Patrol said the agent’s ATV collided with another ATV driven by a fellow agent.
The hurt agent suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to downtown San Diego’s UCSD Medical Center.
No other injuries were reported.
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