Publish Date: 2023/09/07
SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA — Authorities were called to a injury crash involving a reckless driver Thursday afternoon on Interstate 8 in La Mesa, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The accident occurred on the eastbound side of I-8, at the Exit 14C offramp to Severin Drive, near Grossmont Center. It was first reported to the CHP shortly before 2:44 p.m.
A witness told officials a driver in a turquoise Nissan Rogue SUV or a similar vehicle was engaged in highway violence (“HV”) that included possible tailgating. While trying to exit the highway, the reckless driver missed the offramp and crashed the vehicle head-on into a divider wall.
Shortly after 3:30 p.m., the CHP confirmed minor injuries were reported, though it was unclear how many people were impacted.
At least one ambulance was requested, and a tow truck was also required to extract the wrecked vehicle from the guardrail.
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