Driver injured in early-morning SR-78 crash in Escondido

ESCONDIDO, Calif. - A motorist sustained minor injuries Friday in a two-vehicle crash on state Route 78 in Escondido, authorities said.

A white GMC Jimmy and a white Geo Metro collided shortly before 7 a.m. in the freeway's westbound lanes west of Nordahl Road, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The hatchback's driver was bleeding from the back of his head following the crash, and medics were requested, CHP officials said.

Tow trucks were called for the wrecked vehicles, CHP officials said.


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