SAN YSIDRO, Calif. – A 25-year-old woman was not wearing a seat belt when she was thrown from the car that crashed in San Ysidro before dawn Sunday, police said.
The car veered left and hit a palm tree at 4:38 a..m. in the 3800 block of Camino De La Plaza, San Diego Police Department Officer Dan Lasher said. The car’s driver suffered a broken ankle and the passenger who was ejected suffered serious head trauma, Lasher said.
Both were taken to a hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries, Lasher said.
Police suspected alcohol to be a factor in the crash, Lasher said.