Hit-and-Run Traffic Accident on Interstate 5 near Poinsettia Lane Resulted in Injuries

CARLSBAD, CA (September 27, 2022) – Early Sunday morning, a driver was hospitalized following a hit-and-run crash on Interstate 5.

The collision happened at 5:30 a.m. on the northbound Interstate 5, south of Poinsettia Lane.

According to the California Highway Patrol, a dark-colored SUV hit a female driver in a silver Nissan Sentra in the number two lane of Interstate 5 north. The impact of the crash caused the Sentra to overturn onto the right shoulder. Meanwhile, the driver of the SUV fled the scene without rendering aid to the victim.

Emergency crews arrived at the scene shortly after and rushed the driver of the Sentra to Scripps Memorial Hospital with moderate non-life-threatening injuries.

Investigators are currently looking for the suspect’s vehicle, possibly a Jeep with a skull and crossbones tire cover. Authorities encourage those with further information regarding the Interstate 5 hit-and-run to contact the Oceanside Area CHP office at (760) 643-3400.

Reckless driving injures thousands of people every year. If you’re behind the wheel, pay full attention to the road and your surroundings. Do not engage in any non-driving activity which creates a potential distraction. You can help prevent an accident by abiding by all traffic laws and observing safety precautions.

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