On Monday morning, a vehicle hit a palm tree and a light pole in Lakeside. According to ABC San Diego News Channel 10, the incident happened near Winter Gardens Boulevard and Winter Gardens Drive. For currently unknown reasons, a driver crashed into a rock, a mailbox and then slammed into a palm tree and a light pole. Very few details have been released about this crash, but initial reports indicate that speed may have been a factor.
A witness on the scene was a nurse and rushed to help the driver. The driver was transported to the hospital for treatment of injuries. There has been no word on that person’s current condition or on the full extent of the injuries involved. This crash is likely still under investigation with local law enforcement officials.