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Escondido crash leaves 4 injured

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ESCONDIDO (CNS) - A suspected drunken driving crash near the Westfield North County mall early Saturday morning left the driver with serious injuries and his three passengers with less severe injuries.

The driver of the silver 2001 Pontiac Bonneville was identified by police as Jon Stuart Kraus, 21.

He apparently lost control on Loop Road east of Interstate 15 around 2:45 a.m. and struck an Eucalyptus tree, Escondido police Lt. Justin Murphy said.

Kraus suffered serious injuries and was taken to Palomar Medical Center to be treated, Murphy said. His three passengers sustained only minor injuries and were not hospitalized.

Murphy said police suspected drunken driving.

He asked anyone with additional information on the crash to call (760)


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