SAN DIEGO — One person was killed in a North County car crash Saturday night, authorities said.
The crash happened around 9:18 p.m. Saturday on South Mission Road in Fallbrook. Firefighters discovered two cars with major damage from a crash, with one person still trapped inside one of the cars.
The person who was trapped was confirmed dead at the scene, according to John Choi with the North County Fire Protection District.
A second person was taken in an ambulance to Palomar Medical Center Hospital with life-threatening injuries.
South Mission Road was closed Sunday morning as officials investigated the cause of the crash.