Publish Date: 2022/02/02
SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA — A two-vehicle collision was reported late Wednesday afternoon on Interstate 5 in the Leucadia area of north Encinitas, according to California Highway Patrol.
The accident happened on the northbound interstate south of La Costa Avenue and was first reported by CHP at 4:18 p.m.
It was not immediately clear what led up to the wreck, but a black Tesla and a white pickup truck were involved. Both vehicles came to rest in the roadway, blocking the HOV lanes. The Tesla was found facing the wrong way and the pickup had overturned on its side in the crash.
The CHP traffic incident report indicated a male occupant was seen limping out of a vehicle, but authorities ultimately reported no serious injuries.
Two tow trucks were requested at the scene, indicating significant vehicle damage.
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