Publish Date: 2021/12/17
SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA — One person was hospitalized Wednesday morning after a multi-vehicle accident involving a distracted driver near downtown Chula Vista, according to OnScene.TV.
The incident occurred at C Street and National City Boulevard, or Broadway, and was first reported at 7:35 a.m.
An early investigation found four drivers were stopped at the intersection heading northbound into National City when a work truck rear-ended a work van.
The initially collision created a chain reaction that impacted up to five vehicles.
Multiple people sustained minor injuries, but only one male occupant was taken to a nearby hospital. The extent of his injuries was not disclosed.
Authorities said one witness saw the causing driver speeding and on his phone moments before the crash. At this time, no information on any pending charges has been released.
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