Two Hurt in San Diego Three-Car Crash
SAN DIEGO, CA (February 12, 2019) — At least two people suffered serious injuries in a multi-car crash on 5 Freeway on Friday, February 8.
According to California Highway Patrol Officer Tommy Strickland, the collision, involving at least three vehicles, happened just before 10:10 a.m. on northbound 5 Freeway, just north of the off-ramp to Old Town Avenue.
Paramedics brought two patients to UC San Diego Medical Center for treatment of major injuries, San Diego Fire-Rescue spokeswoman Monica Munoz stated.
A SigAlert was issued at about 10:15 a.m. advising motorists that the right three lanes would be shut down for at least one hour.
CHP officers were investigating the circumstances that caused the accident.
Multi-car crashes can happen anytime, anywhere, and to anyone. One small driving mistake can lead to disastrous results. That is why it is important to drive defensively and always abide by all driving laws. This way, you can ensure your safety and the safety of surrounding vehicles, motorists, and pedestrians.
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