Publish Date: 2023/06/23
SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA — A woman was taken into custody for suspected impairment Friday afternoon after a crash that caused a brush fire along State Route 67 in Lakeside, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The wreck occurred on a span of SR-67 at Foster Truck Trail. Dispatchers received a call about the resulting fire shortly after 10:30 a.m.
Details remain limited, but officials said a female driver was involved in a single-vehicle, minor-injury crash that caused flames to quickly spread in a southbound direction.
The CHP Traffic Incident Information page indicates the driver and sole occupant was detained at the scene.
A one-way traffic control was enforced in the area at 1:06 p.m. as fire crews continued working at the scene.
By 3:04 p.m., all travel lanes were reopened to traffic.
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