SAN DIEGO, CA – Traffic was backed up after a multi-vehicle traffic collision on Interstate 5 in Oceanside on Tuesday morning, according to Caltrans San Diego.
The accident was blocking one right lane near the California Highway Patrol checkpoint on southbound I-5 at about 8:15 a.m.
An update more than two hours later from Caltrans stated that an additional lane was blocked and that military vehicles were involved in the crash.
Traffic backups continued for hours.
Further information has not become available. We will update this story when more information is released.
SB I-5 north of the CHP Checkpoint, right lane closed due to a multi-vehicle traffic collision. pic.twitter.com/0YD3D83IeX
— Caltrans San Diego (@SDCaltrans) March 2, 2021
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