News: 2 hurt when car falls down Escondido embankment

ESCONDIDO, CA – Two 19-year-olds were hurt Monday morning when their vehicle fell down a 30-foot embankment in western San Diego County, reports abc10 News San Diego.

The incident happened just before 1:40 a.m. on Beethoven Drive near the Westfield North County Mall and Kit Carson Park.

Authorities say that 911 received an alert from the iPhone of one of the occupants in the sedan. First responders were able to track the location of the phone to find the crash site.

Emergency response crews rescued the two 19-year-olds from their crashed vehicle and took them to a local hospital. The extent of their injuries is unknown at this time.

If you’ve been injured in a San Diego car accident, and you think another person’s negligence may have caused the crash, please know that what you do next could impact your ability to secure legal recourse against the liable party. Immediately after the crash, the first thing you should do is pull over to the side of the road and ensure the safety of yourself and your passengers. Then, be sure to swap insurance information with any drivers involved in the accident and take photos at the scene. Next, contact the authorities and request that they provide you with an official accident report. Finally, contact the Escondido car accident lawyers at HHJ Trial Attorneys by using our contact form or calling 1-619-INJURED.

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