Car overturns in Carmel Valley, several people injured

By Lauren Steussy,

An accident in Carmel Valley trapped one person and sent several more to the hospital after a car flipped over on the road, authorities said.

The car flipped on El Camino Real and Half Mile Dr. at about 8:30 p.m. Aug. 7, according to an official with the San Diego Police Department.

One person was trapped inside the overturned car, but walked away from the accident unharmed.

Three people in another car involved in the accident were taken to the hospital with minor injuries, police said.

The driver of the car that overturned was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.

Officers provided traffic control in the area.