SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA — A series of crashes were reported Monday afternoon involving several large pieces of furniture on California Highway 52 in west Santee, according to California Highway Patrol.
The events unfolded on the northbound lanes just south of Mast Boulevard and was first reported by CHP at 3:10 p.m.
One vehicle appeared to have lost their cargo on the roadway, causing a gray couch to block a left lane, a sofa in the center lane, and a brown couch in another center lane. Sheets of plywood were also found in a center lane about an eighth of a mile ahead from the furniture.
The CHP traffic incident log indicates at least two drivers in separate white sedans have struck a couch and were pulled over on the right shoulder and center divider.
A tow truck was en route to the scene for at least one vehicle, suggesting significant property damage.
No injuries have been reported as of this writing.
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