By Miriam Raftery
June 27, 2015 (Ramona) – A 21-year-old Ramona man driving a new 2015 Honda Civic was struck head-on Friday night at 10:34 p.m. on State Route 67. A Kia driven by a 16-year-old San Diego teen with a provisional driver’s license crossed the center line after the driver lost control. The two drivers, along with a 16-year-old passenger in the Kia, all sustained serious injuries.
The Ramona man was transported to Sharp Memorial Hospital with facial and torso injuries. The San Diego driver suffered possible rib and facial injuries. He was transported to Palomar Hospital, along with his passenger, who suffered leg and torso injuries.
The Kia driver told police that he lost control of the vehicle when it crossed into the northbound lane and struck the Honda.
According to the Poway Sheriff’s Traffic Division, which is investigating the collision, it appears that alcohol or drugs were not involved.
Any witnesses to the crash are asked to call Deputy Marshall Abbott at (858)513-2820.