10.27.2019 | 2:48 AM | COSTA MESA – Two vehicles overturned after a violent freeway crash that left one person injured, early Sunday morning.
Authorities responded to reports of a traffic collision involving two overturned vehicles on the southbound SR-55 Freeway just north of Victoria Street around 2:48 AM.
Units arriving on scene found two vehicles, a red sedan and a black sedan, on their roofs with all lanes blocked.
Firefighter paramedics treated and transported one victim from the black sedan to an area hospital in unknown condition.
The driver of the red sedan was evaluated on scene by firefighter paramedics but refused treatment.
Officers used their patrol vehicles to clear both vehicles from lanes, easing the impact of the crash on traffic.
The circumstances surrounding the crash are under investigation. It was unknown if drugs or alcohol played a role.