SAN DIEGO, CA — A rollover collision was reported Tuesday afternoon on Interstate 8 in San Diego’s Mission Valley neighborhood, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The accident took place on the eastbound lanes just west of Exit 4B to State Route 163. It was first reported by the CHP at 2:05 p.m.
While the circumstances behind the wreck were not immediately clear, a black Volvo collided with the center divider and flipped onto its roof, blocking as many as three lanes. The CHP Traffic Incident page later identified the crash as a hit-and-run, but no information regarding the fleeing vehicle has been released.
Though an ambulance was dispatched to the scene, officials ultimately reported no injuries in the incident.
By 2:47 p.m., tow crews had cleared the vehicle from the roadway and all lanes were reopened to normal traffic.
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