Escondido, CA

Truck pulls in front of NCT bus

Sunday morning a pickup and a North County Transit bus collided head on at the intersection of Del Dios Highway and Elm Lane. There were three minor injuries, with one of the victims going to the hospital. The others declined to be transported.
Emergenc personnel from the Rancho Santa Fe Fire Protection District responded to the collision. According to California Highway Patrol spokesman Mark Latuilippe the driver of the truck was arrested for DUI.
The crash took place about 7:50 a.m. at the intersection of Del Dios Highway and Elm Lane, fire protection district spokeswoman Julie Taber said.
Three people were injured in the crash, she said. One person was hospitalized for treatment of moderate injuries. The other two people suffered minor injuries and declined to go to the hospital.
The crash was being investigated by the California Highway Patrol.

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