CORONA (CBS) — A motorist involved in a two-car crash south of Corona Monday was hospitalized in grave condition, authorities said.

The collision happened around 5 p.m. at Cajalco and Temescal Canyon roads, just off Interstate 15, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Riverside County sheriff’s deputies were first to arrive at the scene and reported that the driver of a Ford Focus was in full cardiac arrest after his vehicle was struck by a pickup truck.

Corona fire paramedics rushed the motorist to Riverside Community Hospital.

The driver of the pickup was apparently uninjured.

The circumstances behind the crash weren’t immediately known.

 (©2011 CBS Local Media, a division of CBS Radio Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Wire services contributed to this report.)

Comments (4)
  1. jacob says:

    Ford Focus and Smart Cars= Coffin on Wheels!

  2. D.Schwartz says:

    This is a young woman in her early 20s. She is in grave condition. Sad you can not get the story right

  3. Debra says:

    your story is inaccurate

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