Woman badly hurt in 3-vehicle crash

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Article Date: 11/30/2010 | Resource: MLG

Woman badly hurt in 3-vehicle crash

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COSTA MESA – A crash involving three vehicles left a 23-year-old pedestrian in critical condition, police said.

The crash was reported at approximately 7:50 a.m. at Sunflower and Stevens avenues, said Sgt. Zack Hoferitza of the Costa Mesa Police Department.

According to a preliminary investigation, a 17-year-old male was driving westbound on Sunflower Avenue, ran a red light at Stevens Avenue, and then struck two vehicles – one traveling northbound on Stevens and the other traveling southbound on Stevens, said Costa Mesa police Sgt. David Makiyama.

As a result of the crash, the 23-year-old woman, who was standing on the northwest corner of the intersection, was struck by flying debris from the vehicles, Makiyama said.

The woman suffered a severe head injury and was taken to a hospital, Makiyama said. The three drivers were not injured.

The 17-year-old driver was not cited at the scene, Makiyama said.
The crash is still under investigation. Witnesses are asked to call 714-754-5264.

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