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Seal Beach Crash Lands Car in Flood Control Channel, Ejects Passenger

The driver may have suffered a medical emergency while driving, causing the accident.

Photo courtesy a Patch reader.
Photo courtesy a Patch reader.
Originally posted at 12:33 p.m. July 14, 2014. Edited to add photos.

An accident in Seal Beach Sunday sent a vehicle in a flood control channel near in Leisure World, but both occupants survived, according to Seal Beach police.

Officers were dispatched to a report of a traffic collision with injuries at 5:12 p.m. at Golden Rain Road and El Dorado Drive, according to a Seal Beach Police Department press release.

"After arriving, police learned that a 60-year-old male resident of Leisure World, Seal Beach, may have suffered from a medical emergency and lost control of his vehicle," the statement says.

The vehicle ultimately landed in the flood control channel that runs along Golden Rain Road, where the 57-year-old female spouse was ejected from the front passenger seat, officials said.

The driver and passenger sustained several non-life threatening injuries and both are currently being treated in local hospitals, according to police.


The Beast ! July 17, 2014 at 03:41 PM
Shelly ! What are you talking about ? Look at the picture ! Minor TRAFFIC COLLISION ! Nobody was ejected from the vehicle I PROMISE ! Don't believe everything you read ! SMFH !!!!!!!! and LOL
The Beast ! July 17, 2014 at 05:53 PM
Shelly, Your not exactly the sharpest "Tool" in the shed !
The Hunter July 17, 2014 at 06:04 PM
^^Says the guy who just spelled "You're" wrong incorrectly for the 342nd time. Not to mention he capitalized both "your" & "tool" when neither should have been.
The Hunter July 17, 2014 at 06:04 PM
LMAO when dumb people call others "dumb".
Penny Arévalo July 17, 2014 at 06:22 PM
She was ejected. She took off her seatbelt to tend to the driver, who was having a medical emergency, I am told. Stop putting each other down. Thank you.

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