10News has learned new details about the victims injured in a crash in Poway on Wednesday.
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The crash occurred shortly after 2:30 p.m. on Twin Peaks Road near Community Road, according to the San Diego County Sheriff's Department.
Sheriff's officials said a green Ford Escort -- with four male Poway High School students between 15 and 17 years old -- was traveling westbound on Twin Peaks Road when it somehow drifted into the eastbound side and sideswiped another car before being broadsided by a Ford F-150 truck.
Deputies said the 17-year-old driver and his brother, who social media identified as Mikey and Matt Bryant, suffered severe head trauma and were airlifted to Scripps La Jolla Hospital.
The impact of the crash was so powerful that one of the Escort's doors was stuck on the truck's grill. Firefighters had to shear the roof off the car to get the driver out.
Aja Dukes is a freshman at Poway High School and lives across the street from the brothers.
"It's really scary just to think that something like that can happen to you," she told 10News.
Her father is stunned at the timing of the crash and recalled the conversation he just had with his daughter about the dangers of driving with other teens.
"Today, the kids have phones, passengers, iPod, video games in cars
TVs are in cars these days so it's a much bigger danger," said Marcus Dukes.
An ambulance took the other two teens to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. They were identified on social media as Christian Islay and Joey Castellos.
The woman driving the truck and her 12-year-old sister were taken to Palomar Hospital with minor injuries.
Eastbound Twin Peaks Road was shut down for hours. Witnesses said the teen driver may have been distracted.
"I don't know if he was trying to perform for the people around him," said sheriff's Sgt. David Cheever.
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