4 Hurt in San Marcos Truck Crash on Highway 78
SAN MARCOS, CA (August 3, 2021) — Four people were injured in a truck accident on Highway 78 near Nordahl Road Sunday morning.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the single-vehicle crash happened around 4:00 a.m. For unknown reasons, a 16-year-old boy driving a 2016 Dodge Ram veered toward the right and crashed into a guardrail, a tree and a fence. As a result of the impact, the vehicle overturned and ruptured into flames.
Luckily, the driver, a 21-year-old woman and two 22-year-old women were able to escape the blaze. Soon after, paramedics arrived and transported all four patients to a hospital for further evaluation.
At this time, the CHP has not confirmed the ultimate cause of the accident. Although, if anyone has more information, please contact the CHP Oceanside office at 760-643-3400.
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