Three injured in head-on collision near Barona

LAKESIDE (CNS) – Three people, including an off-duty San Diego police officer, were injured Tuesday when a sports car and a pickup truck collided head-on near the Barona Casino.

The crash occurred shortly after 10 a.m. on Wildcat Canyon Road, near Bull Pen Road in the Lakeside area, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Medics airlifted one victim to a trauma center for treatment of serious injuries, the CHP reported. Two other patients in more stable condition were transported to a hospital by ground ambulance.

The wreck forced a full closure of the road in the area for a time. All lanes were clear again by shortly before noon.

The names of the injured were withheld.

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