Rollover Accident Closes I-8 Lanes

Three lanes of the interstate were closed following the accident

By Lauren Steussy
|  Tuesday, Sep 4, 2012  |  Updated 5:54 PM PDT
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Rollover Accident Closes I-8 Lanes

A rollover car accident on I-8 Tuesday evening forced the closure of three lanes, California Highway Patrol officials said.

A Sig Alert was issued at about 5 p.m. on I-8 near Jackson Drive in La Mesa.

Multiple vehicles were involved in the accident and medics were requested for patients with minor injuries, according to CHP.

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The concrete divider was also damaged in the crash.

Three lanes of the eastbound I-8 are closed for emergency vehicles and traffic was backed up on the interstate. Delays of up to two hours were expected, according to CHP.

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