A car crash early Thursday morning left three people hospitalized, at least two of those people with serious traumatic injuries. The crash occurred in Lakeside on Rancho Canada Road, just after 1:00 a.m. The driver of a white Chevy pickup truck failed to negotiate a curve and ran into some landscaping rocks in front of a residence, according to the Lakeside fire department. The two front passengers suffered severe traumatic injuries and were transported to local hospitals. The third passenger, who was in the back seat, reportedly fled the accident, but later was taken to a local hospital.
Two bicyclists were injured in separate accidents Friday morning, on Bike to Work Day. One of those injured was a Scripps Ranch High School Student. The 16 year old High School student was riding southbound on Scripps Ranch Boulevard when he lost control of his bike, and suffered a severe head injury. He ran into a utility pole and wall. He was taken by paramedics to the hospital.
A report issued by the group Transportation For America that lists the top 50 metro areas in terms of pedestrian safety has identified San Diego as number 28 on the list of least safe for pedestrians.