Nine sent to hospital when car fleeing police makes illegal turn, strikes two other vehicles at Encinitas Boulevard and Via Cantebria in Encinitas, California

Modified Date: 
Sun, 04/24/2022 - 10:30pm
Accident Date: 
Sunday, April 24, 2022

9 People Hospitalized in Encinitas Following High-Speed Chase That Ended in Multi-Vehicle Crash

The short-lived pursuit began just before 8:30 a.m. Sunday in Encinitas when a high-speed driver in a Nissan Sentra refused to yield for authorities. CHP said the pursuit came to an end just minutes later in a crash at the intersection of Encinitas Boulevard and Via Cantebria, when the driver ran a red light and made an illegal left turn.

9 people injured after pursuit, traffic collision in Encinitas

The first vehicle was a grey Volkswagen Jetta driven by a 25-year-old Carlsbad woman. The second vehicle was a grey Chevrolet Traverse driven by a 32- year-old Encinitas woman, with her two sons, a 1-year-old and a 3-year-old, in the vehicle with her.

Type: Car Accident