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Costa Mesa car wreck injures 2

December 26, 2013
  • A Porsche Cayenne SUV sits on the curb along Placentia Avenue near West 17th Street in Costa Mesa on Thursday. Police said the driver hit a car,veered off the road and hit a tree. Both drivers were taken to area hospitals.
A Porsche Cayenne SUV sits on the curb along Placentia… (BRADLEY ZINT, Daily…)

A two-car collision in Costa Mesa on Thursday left both drivers with minor injuries, police said.

About 9:30 a.m., a silver Toyota Corolla was pulling out of the Boatyard & Storage, 1672 Placentia Ave., when it hit a black Porsche Cayenne SUV traveling northbound along Placentia toward West 17th Street, on-scene authorities said.

The Porsche also hit a tree along Placentia between West 17th and West 16th streets. The area was closed off for more than an hour.

Both drivers were men. One was taken to Western Medical Center in Santa Ana, the other to Hoag Hospital in Newport Beach.

Lt. Greg Scott later classified the incident as a "major collision."

—Bradley Zint and Jeremiah Dobruck

Twitter: @thedailypilot

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