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Ambulance called after collision on I-215 NB near Murrieta

Publish Date: 2022/01/07

SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA — A crash involving a suspected DUI driver was reported Friday evening on Interstate 215 near northeast Murrieta, according to California Highway Patrol.

The accident occurred on the northbound interstate north of Clinton Keith Road and was first reported by CHP at 6:40 p.m.

Authorities said a maroon Honda Odyssey and a silver four-door Infiniti sedan were involved in a collision that also resulted in the second car hitting the center divider.

The CHP traffic incident report indicates the male driver of the Infiniti had gotten out of his car and was standing in the traffic lanes while refilling his gas tank with a can, possibly causing the crash.

Officers also attributed high speed and improper lane changes as other factors.

An ambulance and a blood tech were both en route to the scene, suggesting likely injuries to at least one person and suspected intoxication.

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