Driver of SUV Crashes into Parked Semi-Truck in San Diego, Flees The Scene Leaving Passenger Pinned
San Diego, California (January 2, 2017) – A passenger was pinned inside and SUV after the driver rear-ended a parked semi-truck and fled the scene Monday afternoon in San Diego, according to a police report.
The accident took place at about at about 2:50 p.m. at the intersection of Carmel Mountain Road and Conference Way when the driver of the GMC Yukon lost control of the vehicle lost control crashed into the rear of a parked tractor-trailer.
Reportedly, the driver then fled the scene leaving a passenger pinned underneath the truck.
The San Diego Fire-Rescue Department fire crews responded the scene and initiated a rescue operation to free the passenger which lasted about 30 minutes.
The victim was then transported to Palomar Medical Center with facial injuries.
The hit-and-run driver eventually returned to the scene where they were arrested for hit-and-run.
As per the report, investigators said that the SUV had Missouri plates but did not match the make of the SUV. However, a report showed that the vehicle was not stolen.
The hit-and-run crash remains under investigation.
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