Several people fall ill in Sorrento Valley business park

Posted at 2:38 PM, Sep 12, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-13 07:16:12-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - Several people were hospitalized after they reportedly fell ill at a Sorrento Valley pharmaceutical company.

San Diego Fire-Rescue crews were called to 6769 Mesa Ridge just before 2 p.m. Tuesday to reports that a 60-year-old man was passed out outside the business, Inovio Pharmaceuticals.

Bystanders reportedly began CPR and used a defibrillator on the man.

Crews say that additional people were transported after falling ill. In all, two people transported themselves to Scripps Memorial Hospital while two others were transported by emergency crews.

Their conditions are not known at this time.

SDFD said they believe the victims became sick after eating food brought in by an employee.