DEL MAR (CNS) - A suspected drunken driver was arrested early Tuesday after rear-ending an ambulance on Interstate 5 near Del Mar, causing minor injuries, authorities said.
A person in the ambulance called for help about 1:25 a.m. after being struck by the other vehicle in the northbound freeway lanes approaching Via De La Valle, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The suspected drunken driver's vehicle caught fire after the crash, and firefighters extinguished the blaze, according to the CHP and the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department.
A fire dispatcher said three people were taken to hospitals following the crash, but citing federal privacy laws, he did not say how many of the injured people had been in which vehicle.
A soldier from the San Diego area died as a result of a "non-combat related" incident in Kosovo, the Department of Defense said Friday.
Authorities Friday released the name of a lawman who opened fire on an assault suspect who allegedly charged him with a machete over his head in a busy intersection near Grossmont Center mall.
Law enforcement agencies across San Diego County are planning to crack down on drunken driving over the three-day Memorial Day weekend.
A two vehicle crash left one person critically injured Friday in Emerald Hills, according to authorities.
Some of the smartest high school students in San Diego County will be in Atlanta this weekend competing in the National Quiz Bowl Championship.
Californians Aware, a statewide group that advocates for government transparency, Friday expressed concern over a soon-to-take- effect San Diego Unified School District policy to delete most emails after one year.
Millions of Southern Californians will be taking to the roads and airways Friday as the Memorial Day travel crunch goes into high gear, and the large crowds will likely test the patience of motorists and airline passengers.
Several good Samaritans, including a grandmother, disregarded their own safety today when they helped subdue and disarm a knife- waving man who attacked the driver of a bus full of schoolchildren in a rural neighborhood in southeastern San Diego County.
An animal known as the San Quintin Kangaroo rat and native to Baja California is back from the brink of extinction.