SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - An argument between a woman and her former boyfriend at a Mountain View cemetery led to a bizarre crash during which the woman was dragged and several tombstones were destroyed.
According to San Diego police, the incident occurred at around 2 a.m. in an area of the Mount Hope Cemetery near 38th Street and Imperial Avenue.
Witnesses said a verbal altercation between a woman and her ex-boyfriend escalated when the man tried to drive away in her car.
This car ended up at the Mount Hope cemetery after police say a man got into an argument with his ex girlfriend. He allegedly drove the car through a chain link fence, with the woman holding on. She’s in the hospital. Several tombstones were also damaged. Live on @10News pic.twitter.com/gUnIMljjzt— Mimi Elkalla (@10NewsMimi) August 19, 2019
However, according to witnesses, the woman and a male friend grabbed onto the car’s windows as the ex-boyfriend drove off.
As the pair were being dragged, the car crashed through a fence and destroyed at least three tombstones before coming to a stop.
The ex-boyfriend got out of the vehicle and ran away.
The woman was taken to the hospital with injuries of unknown severity. Her male friend was not believed to be seriously hurt.
Police searched the area for the ex, but he was nowhere to be found. A description of the man was not immediately available.