3 Drivers Injured, 1 Seriously, in Costa Mesa Car Accident at 19th Street and Meyer Place
Costa Mesa, California (January 7, 2020) – Three people were injured Monday afternoon in a three-vehicle crash in the area of 19th Street and Meyer Place in Costa Mesa, authorities said.
The multi-car accident happened at around 12:30 p.m. Monday, January 6 at the intersection of 19th Street and Meyer Place.
According to the authorities, an SUV, a compact car and a pickup truck collided at the Costa Mesa intersection for unknown reasons. As a result of the crash, the SUV overturned and trapped its driver.
Firefighters along with the paramedics responded to the scene and extricated the trapped driver from the wreckage. The victim was then taken to a nearby trauma center with major injuries.
Another driver was also transported to a hospital in an unknown condition. The third driver was treated at the scene and was not hospitalized.
The accident happened right in front of the Costa Mesa Department of Motor Vehicles.
An investigation into the crash is underway.