Newport Beach: Driver Injured After Ramming Gate, Driving Onto Beach

04.14.2020 | 9:19 PM | NEWPORT BEACH – A driver was injured after crashing through a gate onto the beach, Tuesday night.

Authorities responded to reports of a traffic collision at the dead-end of Seashore Drive near Summit Street around 9:19 PM.

Units arriving on scene located a silver Honda Accord that had crashed through the gate at a dead-end before becoming stuck in the sand against a second gate.

Firefighter paramedics treated the male driver on scene before transporting him to an area trauma center in unknown condition.

A witness on scene reported the driver was continued ram the second gate which leads to the water but appeared to be stuck.

The circumstances surrounding the incident remain under investigation.

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