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Driver seriously injured in La Jolla rollover crash

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Posted at 1:03 PM, Dec 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-07 16:03:51-05

LA JOLLA (CNS) - A man was seriously injured Saturday when he lost control of his vehicle, which hit a median and rolled over a couple of times, police said.

The man, 59, was driving a 2001 Toyota Tundra westbound in the 2500 block of La Jolla Parkway at about 6 a.m. when he experienced a possible medical condition, causing him to lose control of the vehicle, said Officer Tony Martinez of the San Diego Police Department.

"The vehicle veered to the left and struck the raised concrete median," he said. "The vehicle rolled over a couple of times and came to rest in the westbound No. 1 lane, facing east."

The driver sustained a spinal fracture and he was taken to the hospital.

Traffic Division officers responded to the scene and will be handling the investigation, Martinez said.