With the Rain, Came Crashes

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    NBC 7 San Diego

    Friday’s wet weather caused hundreds of car accidents along San Diego roadways, according to statistics released by the California Highway Patrol.

    According to the CHP, a total of 343 accidents were reported in CHP jurisdictions Friday from midnight through 5:59 p.m.

    Wall of Rain Hits County

    [DGO] Wall of Rain Hits County
    Rain caused a headache for drivers on their morning commute on Friday. Brandi Powell reports

    CHP stats show that 101 crashes happened during the early rainy Friday hours before 6 a.m., followed by 125 accidents through noon.

    From noon through 5:59 p.m. an additional 117 crashes were reported to CHP officers.

    CHP officials say that on a normal, “good weather” day, there about 50 to 75 traffic collisions reported in the county.

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