Publish Date: 2023/10/12
SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA — A semi-truck with a trailer was involved in a multi-vehicle crash Thursday morning near Escondido’s Vineyard area, reports the California Highway Patrol.
The collision occurred on the eastbound side of State Route 78, east of Nordahl Road (Exit 15), shortly before 8:34 a.m.
Officials have not specified the cause of the accident, but a gray Toyota Tacoma pickup truck, a brown Hyundai SUV, and a semi-truck with an attached trailer were involved.
At the time of the initial report, the slow lane was blocked and Escondido Fire Department crews were responding to the scene.
By 8:54 a.m., all eastbound lanes except for lane 1 were blocked as tow crews arrived in the area.
It was unclear whether anyone was seriously hurt, but the CHP Traffic Incident Information Page indicates at least one ambulance and two tow trucks were requested.
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