News: Injury reported in DUI crash on I-5SB near Balboa Ave.

SAN DIEGO, CA – At least one person went to the hospital Saturday after an alleged DUI crash involving two vehicles on the interstate in Pacific Beach, reports CBS 8.

The incident happened around 9:49 p.m. on the southbound side of I-5 near Balboa Avenue, which is just northeast of the Northern Wildlife Preserve in Pacific Beach.

It’s still unclear how the accident happened, but police say it involved a white Lexus SUV and a second SUV. The white SUV sustained extensive front-end damage, and the second SUV overturned down an embankment.

One person became entrapped in the overturned SUV, and medics rendered aid to at least three patients at the scene. At least one person went to the hospital with injuries.

Police detained the driver of the white SUV on suspicion on driving under the influence.

A full investigation is underway.

Have you been hurt in a San Diego County car accident caused by a negligent driver? To ensure you have the best chance of recovering damages for your injuries, pain and suffering, be sure to follow these important steps before you leave the scene of the accident. First, if it’s safe to do so, move out of the roadway and assess yourself and your passengers for injuries. Trade insurance information with all of the drivers involved in the crash and insist that the police send crews to the scene to provide you with an official accident report. You might even consider taking pictures at the accident scene to document license plates and property damage. Finally, don’t hesitate to call the San Diego car accident lawyers from HHJ Trial Attorneys at 1-619-INJURED. Alternately, complete the contact form on our website to request a free consultation.

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