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 (Published Friday, Mar 8, 2013)

    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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