Publish Date: 2021/12/03
SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA — A two-vehicle crash was reported Friday afternoon on Interstate 5 near the Del Mar Fairgrounds in north Del Mar, according to California Highway Patrol.
The accident occurred on the southbound lanes south of Via De la Valle and was first reported by CHP shortly before 1:00 p.m.
It was not immediately clear what led up to the crash, but a blue van and a white van were involved. Both vehicles were able to be moved to the right shoulder.
A witness at the scene said two male occupants were seen exiting a vehicle and trying to retrieve a ladder out of the center traffic lanes, which was also strewn with glass and metal debris.
By 1:16 p.m., two tow trucks were at the scene, suggesting significant damage to both vehicles.
It was not immediately clear whether anyone was injured.
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