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Six injured in three-car Oceanside crash

Six injured in three-car Oceanside crash
Posted at 11:15 AM, Mar 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-01 14:15:50-05

OCEANSIDE (CNS) - Six people were hospitalized after a three-car crash on El Camino Real, officials said today.

The accident happened at 10 p.m. Saturday on El Camino Real and Fire Mountain Road, Battalion Chief Jessamyn Specht of the Oceanside Fire Department said.

Firefighters arrived on scene and found three vehicles involved in a crash, two with major damage. Three patients suffered major trauma and three had minor injuries, Specht said.

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One patient with major trauma was airlifted to Scripps La Jolla Hospital. Another patient with major trauma was taken to Palomar Medical Center.

Two other patients with minor injuries were taken to Tri-City Hospital and Scripps Encinitas Hospital. The Oceanside Police Department is investigating the cause of the accident.