Publish Date: 2023/08/21
SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA — A box truck was involved in a crash with another vehicle Monday afternoon on Interstate 5 in Carlsbad, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The accident was reported on the northbound lanes of I-5, south of Exit 51A to Las Flores Drive, near Carlsbad Village. Dispatchers first received the call shortly before 2:41 p.m.
While the circumstances of the wreck have not been disclosed, officials say a yellow box truck and a silver Jeep Liberty were involved. Both vehicles were reported on the right hand shoulder in the immediate aftermath, leaving all travel lanes open.
Authorities have not indicated the conditions of those involved, but tow services for the Jeep Liberty and at least one ambulance were requested at the scene.
More information will be added to this blog as it is released by the CHP.
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