Crews on scene of fatal accident in Clairemont

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) — One person was killed Friday when a car careened off a Clairemont Mesa thoroughfare and plowed into a utility pole.

The fatal crash in the 6000 block of Balboa Avenue occurred about 11:15 a.m., according to San Diego police.

The victim died at the scene of the wreck, SDPD public-affairs Officer Joshua Hodge said. No other injuries were reported.

Police closed the street between Genesee Avenue and Cannington Drive to allow for investigation and cleanup, and issued a congestion alert for the busy area.

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Video of the scene can be seen below.

 

Categories: Traffic & Accidents

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