Three Injured in Hit-Run Crash Involving Towed Boat on I-5 in Chula Vista

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Entry to the 5 Freeway successful  Irvine, Calif., connected  June 21, 2021. (John Fredricks/The Epoch Times)

Entry to the 5 Freeway successful Irvine, Calif., connected June 21, 2021. (John Fredricks/The Epoch Times)

CHULA VISTA, Calif.—Three radical were injured aboriginal Oct. 25, 2 seriously, erstwhile their car collided with a vessel that had fallen disconnected a trailer connected Interstate 5 adjacent San Diego Bay, authorities reported.

The clang occurred astir 12:30 a.m. connected northbound Interstate 5, northbound of Palomar Street successful Chula Vista, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP).

Emergency unit arrived to find a 30-foot vessel lying successful the roadway adjacent a damaged 2004 Mercedes-Benz E320 that had collided with it, CHP nationalist affairs Officer Jesse Matias said.

The operator of the motortruck and trailer that was towing the vas drove disconnected pursuing the incident, Matias said.

Paramedics took 2 radical who had been riding successful the sedan to University of California–San Diego Medical Center with large trauma. The driver, a 48-year-old Spring Valley man, was treated for little superior injuries.

The motorist who fled the country of the mishap remained unidentified and astatine ample astatine midday.

City News Service

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