Drunk Driver Crashes into Semi-Truck

SOLANA BEACH, CA – A driver in a sedan crashed into the back of a semi-truck on Interstate 5 North near Manchester Avenue. Fox 5 San Diego reports that the accident occurred at 2:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 2. Police officers on the scene believe the driver was speeding and driving while intoxicated when the crash occurred.

The semi-truck involved pulled over the to the side of the road, and the driver found the sedan was attached to the back of the truck. Firefighters removed the driver from the sedan and transported him to the Scripps La Jolla hospital for treatment.

Officials on the scene believe the man sustained major injuries in the accident. There is no additional information about the driver’s condition at this time, but we will provide more details as they become available.

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