SAN DIEGO, CA – A tractor-trailer struck a sedan from behind in an early morning incident on Interstate 15 in the Oceanside area on Tuesday.
According to CHP, the tractor-trailer rear-ended a white Nissan Altima in the southbound lanes near Old Highway 395 at about 4:40 a.m.
After the accident, two pickup trucks pulled over near the crashed vehicles to assist, blocking the right lane and shoulder.
It is unclear whether anyone was injured, however, an ambulance was called to the scene.
The 911 caller reported that the accident might have been caused when the driver of the sedan fell asleep behind the wheel. Authorities have not confirmed that this was a factor in the crash.
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