29-Year-Old Injured in Big Rig Collision near South 40th Street

SAN DIEGO, CA (March 8, 2022) – On Tuesday, a man sustained serious injuries after a crash on Imperial Avenue, authorities said.

According to the police, the incident happened just before 2:30 p.m. when the man lost control of his 2008 Ford F250 for reasons unknown.

Subsequently, the van veered across the street and collided into the rear-end of a parked big rig, facing west, next to the eastbound lanes.

Eventually, paramedics arrived at the scene and took the Ford driver to a hospital after sustaining life-threatening injuries.

Meanwhile, San Diego Officials reported no other injuries at the scene at this time.

A portion of the roadway was temporarily shutdown to allow for cleanup and preliminary duties.

One small driving mistake can lead to a car accident. This is why it is important to drive defensively and always abide by all driving laws. Keep your attention on the road, follow the speed limit, and never drive under the influence of altering substances. Moreover, always be prepared and check your vehicle before traveling.


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