SAN DIEGO, CA – Traffic was completely blocked on State Route 74 in Lake Elsinore after a five-vehicle car accident on Tuesday afternoon.
According to CHP, five vehicles were involved in an accident on SR-74 near Lookout Roadhouse at about 4:20 p.m. One of the vehicles was a pickup truck that was turned on its side in the impact.
All traffic came to a complete stop for almost an hour. Cars were backed up in the eastbound direction for five miles and about one mile in the other direction. It wasn’t until about 5:15 p.m. that the authorities were able to clear the scene sufficiently to direct drivers one way through the crash area.
An ambulance was called as part of the emergency response team. However, the condition of the involved parties has not been updated.
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