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Five injured in Kearny Mesa crash involving ambulance

Posted at 3:26 PM, May 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-16 23:49:34-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- Five people were injured following a crash in Kearny Mesa involving an ambulance Thursday afternoon.

According to the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department, the crash happened around 2:15 near Kearny Villa Road and Balboa Avenue.

According to police, a preliminary investigation indicates that the driver of an Infinity was speeding in a northbound lane on Kearny Villa Road when he crossed into oncoming traffic, hitting the ambulance and shoving a Hyundai to the side of the road.

The driver of the infinity suffered non-life threatening injuries while his passenger suffered several broken bones and internal injuries considered life threatening.

The driver and passenger of the ambulance and driver of the Hyundai all suffered non-life threatening injuries. Everyone involved in the crash was taken to the hospital, police say.

5 injured with several being serious injuries. No patient was in the ambulance at the time. Detectives are now at the scene investigating. Updates to follow pic.twitter.com/OEQgBTwjen

— San Diego Police Department (@SanDiegoPD) May 16, 2019