I-15 Crash Slows Traffic Through Escondido

The collision happened on southbound Interstate 15 just north of Via Rancho Parkway

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    From this vantage point, you can see how the gridlock formed quickly after the accident.

    Traffic along southbound Interstate 15 is at a crawl through Escondido because of a multi-car accident that happened earlier this morning.

    About six or seven cars were involved in the non-injury collision at 6 a.m. Tuesday just north of Via Rancho Parkway according to the California Highway Patrol.

    Officers issued a SigAlert because the crash had one lane blocked.

    CHP stopped traffic to move the vehicles involved in the crash from the center divide to the shoulder just after 6 a.m.

    By 6:30 a.m., all lanes were reopened but the damage was done. Early morning commuters were caught up in a backlog that stretched beyond Highway 78. 

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