Sedan rear-ended on I-5 by box truck; driver sustains life-threatening injuries

LA JOLLA (KUSI) – A stalled sedan on the I-5 was rear-ended by a box truck near La Jolla early Thursday morning.

According to the California Highway Patrol, the car was struck in the northbound lanes near Nobel Drive just before 1:30 a.m.

The driver of the sedan had to be extricated from the wrecked and was taken to Scripps memorial Hospital La Jolla with life-threatening injuries.

The box truck driver sustained minor injuries.

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