SAN DIEGO, CA – At least two people were injured in a multi-vehicle accident on State Route 163 this afternoon, NBC 7 San Diego reports.
Initial reports indicate that five vehicles, including a semi-truck, crashed on the off-ramp from State Route 163 to Friars Road. After the crash, the semi-truck leaked about 50 gallons of fuel onto the roadway, and the Hazardous Materials team was dispatched to the scene.
Two people were taken to Scripps Mercy Hospital with serious injuries. Emergency responders were clearing the scene until 4:30 p.m.
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