20-Year-Old Man Injured Following Traffic Crash on Via De La Valle

SAN DIEGO, CA (May 4, 2022) – A 20-year-old man sustained injuries in a head-on collision on Via De La Valle Wednesday afternoon.

The incident occurred around 3:51 p.m. in the 14900 block of Via De La Valle on April 27th.

According to reports, the victim was driving eastbound in a 1999 blue Mazda Miata convertible when he entered the two-way center lane and passed in front of a westbound silver 2022 Chevrolet Volt EV.

Both drivers attempted to avoid a crash by veering into the westbound lane but collided head-on.

As a result, the Mazda driver sustained a fracture to his left femur as well as several other fractures. Medics rushed him to a nearby hospital for further treatment.

Meanwhile, the 16-year-old female Chevrolet driver complained of pain but refused hospitalization.

Authorities will released further information once available. However, an active investigation is underway.

California Highway Patrol urges anyone who witnessed the crash to call 858-495-7800 or Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.

One small driving mistake can lead to multi-vehicle accidents. That is why it is important to always keep your attention on the road when behind the wheel. Also, do not put yourself and your passengers in danger by speeding and taking shortcuts. By driving defensively and always abiding by all driving laws, you can help avoid accidents on the road.


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