September 5, 2012 (Poway)—A 17-year-old driver of a green Ford Escort with three teenage passengers swerved over the center line in Poway today, triggering a three-vehicle collision. The crash occurred at 2:33 p.m. on Twin Peaks Road, west of Woodcreek Road.
The teen driver and a 15-year-old passengers were critically injured with major head trauma. They were flown to Scripps La Jolla Hospital by air ambulance.
The Escort swerved into oncoming traffic and struck a Toyota Prius, then slid sideways into a Ford F-150 driven by a woman and her 12-year-old sister.
Two other teens in the Escort, as well as driers of the Ford F-150 and Toyota Prius, received minor injuries. They were treated and released at Pomerado and Palomar Hospitals.
An investigation continues, the Sheriff’s office has indicated.