SAN DIEGO, CA — A woman suffered undisclosed injuries Friday afternoon after a rollover crash on Interstate 5 near San Diego’s Old Town neighborhood, according to NBC San Diego.
The accident took place on the northbound interstate near Exit 20 to the I-8 interchange. It was first reported at about 1:50 p.m.
It was unclear what caused the crash, but the San Diego Police Department confirmed a female passenger was thrown from the vehicle before landing on the street below the freeway.
The severity of the patient’s condition has not been shared, but officials said she was conscious and breathing in the aftermath.
A photo captured at the scene shows a white SUV overturned onto its side, near the right edge of the freeway overpass.
No further details have been provided as of this writing.
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