SAN DIEGO, CA — One person died early Thursday after a hit-and-run crash involving three vehicles on Interstate 15 in the Carmel Mountain area, reports ABC10 News.
The incident occurred on the northbound lanes of I-15, near Ted Williams Parkway and California Highway 56 at about 2:00 a.m.
California Highway Patrol said the driver of a black Ford pickup truck ran from the scene on foot.
A driver in one car was pronounced deceased, and at least one occupant in the other car was transported to Scripps La Jolla Hospital with undisclosed injuries.
Authorities are now actively searching for the suspect driver.
All lanes were reopened to traffic by 6:00 a.m.
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