Carlsbad Multi-Vehicle Crash Interstate 5 Freeway, Cannon Road

 Carlsbad Multi-Vehicle Crash I-5 Freeway, Cannon  Road

2 Separate Crashes on Freeway in Carlsbad

CARLSBAD, Calif. (May 17, 2023) — Two multi-vehicle Carlsbad crashes happened Wednesday morning on the southbound Interstate 5 Freeway, just south of Cannon Road.

The first was a 5-vehicle collision that occurred around 6:42 a.m. on May 17th, according to the California Highway Patrol. The second happened about the same time with three vehicles including a silver pickup truck that fled the scene.

5-Vehicle Crash on Interstate 5 Freeway

A Chevrolet Tahoe SUV and a blue sedan reportedly overturned in the collision with a Mitsubishi Outlander, a black Cadillac, and a grey sedan. It’s unknown at this time what caused the morning pile-up.

Paramedics responded to help those injured in the traffic accident, but only one person was transported to a hospital with minor injuries.

There were few details about the second collision involving a hit-and-run driver. However, police are searching for the suspect in a silver pickup truck with major front-end damage.

Furthermore, several tow trucks removed damaged vehicles from the roadway.

Investigators are working on the case to determine fault for the Carlsbad crash on the 5 Freeway.


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Source: CHP Incident: 00144

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