Publish Date: 2023/08/25
SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA — Medics were called Friday afternoon after a multi-vehicle crash involving a motorcycle on Interstate 5 in Encinitas, reports the California Highway Patrol.
The accident took place on the southbound lanes of I-5 near Manchester Avenue, in the city’s Cardiff area. Dispatchers first received the call shortly before 1:42 p.m.
Details are limited, but officials said a motorcyclist was involved in a crash with two other vehicles.
The CHP Traffic Incident Information Page indicates the rider and their motorcycle came to rest in the center divider, along with the other involved vehicles. Part of the HOV lane was reported blocked.
No details on the condition of the rider have been released, but at least one ambulance was requested at the scene.
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