SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA — A man was injured early Monday morning after a two-vehicle crash involving a dump truck on Interstate 8 in northeast El Cajon, according to ABC10 News.
The collision occurred on the eastbound lanes of the interstate west of Dunbar Lane shortly after midnight, according to California Highway Patrol.
The man was driving an SUV eastbound when he rear-ended a dump truck, causing his vehicle to overturn.
Fire crews responded to the scene and worked for 20 minutes before the victim was safely extricated from the wreck.
He was transported to a local hospital with undisclosed injuries.
It is unclear whether the driver of the dump truck suffered any injuries.
All eastbound lanes on I-8 were shut down for half an hour as crews conducted the rescue extrication.
Authorities have not released information on a possible cause of the crash.
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