Minor Injury Traffic Collision in Carlsbad

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CARLSBAD, Calif. – On May 22, 2018 at 1:24p.m., Officers from the Carlsbad Police Department responded to the area of La Costa Avenue, west of Saxony Road regarding a vehicle that collided with a waste water valve and was upside down. Upon arrival, Officers discovered a vehicle had collided with a waste water valve, which caused waste water to be released into the westbound lanes of La Costa Avenue for several minutes before being shut off. Emergency Personnel observed the driver, a 30 year old male from Carlsbad, inside the vehicle and helped free him. Carlsbad Fire Department transported the driver to the hospital with minor injuries. Westbound La Costa Avenue between El Camino Real and Interstate 5 was closed for approximately three hours so personnel could clean up the waste water that was spilled onto the roadway.

The Carlsbad Police Department’s Traffic Division Officers are conducting a full investigation into the collision and it is believed that alcohol is not a factor in this case.

For more information

Corporal Travis Anderson, 760-931-2208 or travis.anderson@carlsbadca.gov

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