SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA — A two-vehicle crash was reported Thursday afternoon on Interstate 5 near the Aliso Creek Rest Area in north Oceanside, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The accident occurred on the southbound interstate near the ramp to the rest area and was first reported by the CHP at 2:51 p.m.
Both the reporting party and a witness told officials the driver of a blue Audi was weaving in and out of traffic and splitting lanes before hitting a black pickup truck.
The reporting party also observed empty alcoholic containers fall out of the striking vehicle as the suspect exited.
It was unclear whether anyone was seriously injured, but an ambulance and tow services were requested at the scene.
The two left lanes were blocked after the crash but by 3:29 p.m., crews were working to move the scene to the center divider.
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