SAN DIEGO, CA – A driver came speeding off I-5 in National City, hitting a telephone pole and causing a multi-vehicle crash on Friday morning.
According to CHP, a car came flying on I-5 at the Division Street exit going at least 100 mph. The car slammed into a telephone pole near 123 Roosevelt Avenue at about 6:10 a.m. The transformer was struck and went out before a van and another car hit the first car.
Medics treated a patient with lacerations to their face and head and a knee injury. It is unclear if others were injured.
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