Early Morning Collision Involving Multiple Vehicles on 5 Freeway in Del Mar
DEL MAR, CA (May 19, 2019) – At least one person was hospitalized following a multi-vehicle collision early Sunday morning in Del Mar.
The collision took place at 1:27 a.m. on northbound 5 Freeway, just South of Del Mar Heights Road.
According to the California Highway Patrol, around four to five vehicles were involved. One of the vehicles was smoking from the crash.
Paramedics were dispatched to the scene and took at least one patient to Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla.
The extent of injuries sustained and the condition of the victim were not immediately known.
There were no official reports stating what caused the crash or how it exactly transpired. An ongoing investigation continues to determine the factors involved and liability.
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