SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA — A two-vehicle accident was reported Tuesday afternoon on Interstate 5 near the Carlsbad Village neighborhood in Carlsbad, according to California Highway Patrol.
The crash happened on the southbound lanes of the interstate at Exit 50 to Carlsbad Village Drive. It was first reported by CHP at 1:53 p.m.
It was not immediately clear what led up to the accident, but a red Volkswagen Jetta and a black Toyota Sequoia were involved. Both vehicles came to rest in the roadway, with the Volkswagen blocking the far left lane and the Toyota blocking a center lane.
The reporting party in the Volkswagen was expected to have their vehicle towed from the scene via private conveyance, indicating considerable damage.
As of 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, CHP has not reported any significant injuries in the event.
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