-A truck lost control and plunged off a the Coronado Bridge
-Four people were crushed beneath the truck
-The driver was arrested and it is suspected that he was under the influence while driving
Four people died when a truck lost control and plunged off a bridge, crush the four victims. The crash also left nine people injured when the truck plummeted into a park where hundreds of spectators were watching a motorcycle event. A vehicle the size of the one involved in the accident can cause a tremendous amount of damage under normal circumstances.
The accident took place in Chicano Park during the La Raza Run, a motorcycle spectacle. It is not known what caused the car to veer off the bridge.The truck had to be pushed away to allow access for the medical teams, a grizzly task with four people beneath the wreck. The emergency personal immediately tried to save the four victims but it was too late.
The identity of the driver is still not known but was arrested under the suspicion of being under the influence while driving. The driver did not escape unharmed and sustained severe injuries from the crash. One other person suffered major injuries and the seven other people were less severely injured. It is believed that all the injured are adults.