SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA — A collision early Tuesday evening closed a section of westbound Interstate 8 near southeast Lakeside, according to Caltrans San Diego.
The accident impacted the westbound lanes east of Exit 23 to Lake Jennings Park Road. It was first recorded by Caltrans at 5:22 p.m.
Details remain limited, but California Highway Patrol troopers responded to the scene where all westbound traffic was forced to get by through the right shoulder.
Authorities have not disclosed any details regarding the cause of the crash or the types of vehicles involved.
Update: CHP is allowing vehicles to use the right shoulder. https://t.co/zYhwWGCwZH
— Caltrans San Diego (@SDCaltrans) May 3, 2023
No injuries have been confirmed as of this writing.
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