SAN DIEGO, CA – According to the California Highway Patrol, a confusing construction zone led to various separate accidents this morning in Temecula. The police were alerted to the first accident at around 8:16 a.m. when a semi-truck crashed into the center divide in the crossover area of eastbound Interstate 10 and Morongo Trail.
Minutes later, a white Nissan minivan also collided into the central divide. This crash caused the minivan to catch fire.
According to the report, the construction zone was confusing in its signage, and multiple motorists called in to tell police that the end of the lane was unclear. Apparently, various accidents were occurring throughout the morning because of the unclear signs.
It’s unknown if any of these accident led to injuries. Our team will continue to monitor the situation and post an update if additional details are released.
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