I-15 Crash Slows Traffic Through Escondido | NBC 7 San Diego

I-15 Crash Slows Traffic Through Escondido

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



    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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