SAN DIEGO, CA – An icy patch on Interstate 8 in Boulevard was the site of several car accidents through the early morning on Tuesday.
According to CHP, a Dodge Challenger was westbound when it hit the patch of black ice and went off the road near Ribbonwood Road at about 12:30 a.m. A small white Mazda sedan was also headed west at about 4 a.m. when it rolled over on the righthand side of the road after the driver hit an icy patch and was unable to stop.
Several people were inside the red pickup truck that crashed in the eastbound lanes at about 7:15 a.m. At least one of them suffered minor injuries.
More than one of the parties were taken to the nearby Golden Acorn Casino and Travel Center to wait for their vehicles to be recovered after the sun came up on Tuesday.
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