SAN DIEGO, CA – At least three people sustained injuries after a multi-vehicle accident on State Route 78 in Oceanside on Wednesday evening.
According to CHP, eight vehicles, including a Mazda van, a gold Chevrolet Tahoe, a white sedan, and a dark-colored hatchback were involved in the crash. The pileup happened in the westbound lanes near Emerald Drive at about 6:15 p.m.
The dark-colored hatchback immediately began smoking and catch fire.
An ambulance responded to the crash scene and at least three people were treated for minor injuries.
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