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I-8 connector ramp blocked following late-night collision

SAN DIEGO, CA – Troopers with the California Highway Patrol were forced to block off a busy connector ramp to I-8 late Thursday night.

According to Caltrans, the accident occurred shortly before 11:30 p.m. along the ramp from northbound I-805 to eastbound I-8.

No injuries were reported as an immediate result of the collision. However, the ramp was closed for about an hour, reopening at about 12:30 a.m.

 Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

All lanes blocked following multi-vehicle crash on I-8

SAN DIEGO, CA – All eastbound lanes of I-8 were blocked off following a multi-vehicle crash Thursday evening.

According to Caltrans,  Troopers with the California Highway Patrol responded to the incident just west of Taylor Street at about 7:15 p.m.

Authorities have not yet released any information with regard to the number of vehicles involved or if any injuries were sustained as a result. However, all eastbound lanes were closed for over an hour causing a significant traffic jam along the busy interstate.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

UPDATE: One person killed in I-8 collision

SAN DIEGO, CA – Authorities have confirmed that one individual was killed in the collision on Interstate 8 westbound, reported NBC San Diego

This is an update to a previous post.

The collision occurred in the westbound lanes of the I-8 around 7:40 p.m. It is unknown whether the victim was killed in a single-vehicle accident or was a part of a larger sequence of events.

The collision blocked both lanes for almost an hour. The accident is under investigation and more information will be provided as it comes in.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

 

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