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Major Injury Traffic Collision in Carlsbad

Carlsbad CA— This afternoon, Friday, April 8, just after 4:30pm, the City of Carlsbad Police Department received a report of a traffic collision involving multiple motor vehicles in the intersection of Cannon Road and El Camino Real.

Officers responded to the scene and found that a 1999 Honda Civic driven by a 37-year-old female had collided with three other motor vehicles. City of Carlsbad Fire Department personnel responded and provided medical treatment to the injured parties.

One of the drivers was transported via helicopter to Scripps La Jolla and one other was transported by ambulance to Palomar Hospital where they were treated for their injuries. One of the injuries is possibly life threatening.

A preliminary investigation has revealed that the Honda was driving westbound Cannon Road. Two other vehicles, a Dodge Ram and Chevrolet Corvette, were traveling northbound El Camino Real when the Honda entered the intersection and collided with the Dodge Ram and Chevrolet Corvette. The Honda and the Dodge Ram then traveled west where the Honda collided with a Chevrolet Silverado pickup that was stopped in the southbound El Camino Real turn lane waiting to turn eastbound onto Cannon Road. The collision is currently under investigation be the Carlsbad Police Department’s Traffic Division.