Injuries in Valley Center DUI Crash on Valley Center Road
VALLEY CENTER, CA (May 12, 2021) — Two drivers were severely injured in a DUI accident on Valley Center Road near Lilac Road Saturday afternoon.
The California Highway Patrol reported that the crash happened around 1:15 p.m. For unclear reasons, a 56-year-old Valley Center man lost control of his southbound 2008 Ford F-450. As a result, the Ford traveled off the road and struck a fire hydrant. Subsequently, the driver drove in the center median and struck two trees before colliding head-on with a northbound 2018 Lexus ES350.
Due to the crash, both drivers, including the 50-year-old Escondido resident operating the Lexus, suffered life-threatening injuries.
At this time, police believe alcohol played a role in the accident. However, if anyone has additional insight into this crash, please contact the CHP.
DUI, speeding and distracted driving play a great role in car accidents. If you are under the influence, do not get behind the wheel. Instead, call a trusted friend to bring you home since alcohol can affect your state of mind.
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