On Tuesday, Sept. 16, at 2:34 p.m., firefighters from the Rancho Santa Fe Fire Protection District and Encinitas Fire Department responded to the report of a traffic collision on La Granada near the intersection of Rambla de las Flores. When they arrived on the scene, rescue crews found a mid-sized sedan and SUV had collided. Crews quickly worked to extricate the driver of the mid-sized vehicle.
The adult female and her three passengers, who were minors, were transported to Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla via ambulance. The driver of the SUV was checked for injuries but declined further treatment. There were no other passengers in the vehicle. The California Highway Patrol is investigating the cause of the collision.