Publish Date: 2023/08/22
SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA — A hit-and-run crash Tuesday afternoon on Interstate 5 in Carlsbad left at least one person injured, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The incident was reported on the southbound lanes of I-5, just north of Carlsbad Village Drive. Dispatchers received the call just before 2:11 p.m.
Few details have been made available, but the CHP Traffic Incident Information Page indicates a sedan was involved in a crash with a large truck whose driver fled the scene.
No travel lanes were blocked, as the sedan came to rest on the right hand shoulder following the event.
Officials said injuries were reported, but the number of victims hurt and the severity of their condition has not been specified.
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