ELDERLY DRIVER INJURES THREE STUDENTS FROM MOUNT MIGUEL HIGH SCHOOL

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December 2, 2010 (Spring Valley) -- San Miguel Firefighters responded in force to a multi-casualty accident which injured a driver and three Mount Miguel High School students who were walking home from school just after 3 p.m. today.  A section of Sweetwater Road was shut down, allowing Mercy Air to transport the most seriously injured student, according to Leonard Villareal, spokesman for San Miguel Fire.

 

he accident occurred near Sweetwater Road and Ildica.Tccording to investigators, a 72-year old man lost control of his vehicle went off the road, snapping a power pole before hitting the three students. Rescue crews attended to the injured while part of the utility pole dangled in the air. Several residents in the area lost electricity.

 

While serious, none of the injuries appeared life threatening. The cause of the accident is under investigation.
 

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