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One hurt in hit-and-run crash on I-15 near south Escondido

SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA — One person was hospitalized late Thursday night after a hit-and-run collision on Interstate 15 near south Escondido, reports ABC 10 News.

The incident occurred on the northbound lanes just north of Via Rancho Parkway, shortly before 11:00 p.m.

According to the California Highway Patrol, a driver in an SUV struck the back of a pickup truck, causing the pickup to overturn. The SUV then continued a short distance down the freeway before its driver pulled over and ran away on foot.

The driver of the pickup was transported to a local hospital with minor injuries.

Several lanes were blocked off as crews worked to clear the scene.

An investigation and search for the hit-and-run suspect were underway. As of this writing, CHP was working to identify the registered owner of the SUV.

 

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