2 hospitalized after minivan overturns on SR-79

CUYAMACA, Calif. — Crews extricated two people trapped in an overturned minivan on Highway 79 in Cuyamaca Rancho State Park, Cal Fire said Sunday.

The accident happened on the freeway near Oakzanita Springs RV Campground at around 9:30 a.m. Sunday. A red Toyota Sienna minivan with two people aboard overturned.

Cal Fire San Diego firefighters pulled the two people from the vehicle. Both were then transported to the hospital, Cal Fire public information officer Thomas Shoots said. The patients’ conditions were not immediately available.

The vehicle involved blocked the highway in both directions. A tow truck was called to the scene to move the vehicle, according to Cal Fire.

By 11:05 a.m., Highway 79 was reopened to traffic.

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