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2 sent to hospital after multi-car wreck on I-15 in Carmel Mountain

Publish Date: 2023/09/26

SAN DIEGO, CA — At least two people were hurt Monday night due to a pair of crashes involving at least six vehicles on Interstate 15 in northeast San Diego, reports NBC San Diego.

The events unfolded on the southbound lanes of I-15, just north of Exit 18 to Carmel Mountain Road (Ranchos Peñasquitos Boulevard/Poway Road), in the Carmel Mountain Ranch area. California Highway Patrol officers and San Diego Fire-Rescue crews were dispatched to the scene at about 7:41 p.m.

While the circumstances of the initial wreck remain unclear, authorities say a second crash involving two vehicles occurred in the resulting traffic backup. As many as ten vehicles between the two crashes are believed to have been impacted.

At least two people were transported to a local hospital with injuries considered minor, and at least six vehicles required tow services at the scene.

Crews had all southbound lanes of I-15 closed at one point during the emergency response, but nearly one hour later, all travel lanes were announced reopened.

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