More Rain, More Crashes

By Monica Garske
|  Saturday, Jan 26, 2013  |  Updated 1:14 PM PDT
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The relentless rain Friday snarled traffic on local freeways and caused flooding in some low-lying areas. NBC 7's Tony Shin speaks with motorists trying to get through the rough, rainy commute.

The relentless rain Friday snarled traffic on local freeways and caused flooding in some low-lying areas. NBC 7's Tony Shin speaks with motorists trying to get through the rough, rainy commute.

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Rain in San Diego Leads to Slick Roads

A wet Friday brought on dangerous road conditions on San Diego freeways.
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More rain meant more problems on San Diego’s roadways Saturday.

As showers continued, numerous rain-related rollover collisions were reported throughout the day across the county, including accidents on State Route 163 and Interstate 8.

At around 11:40 a.m., CHP officials reported a traffic collision involving a van on eastbound I-8 and the Qualcomm Way on-ramp. The ramp was shut down by officials until further notice.

At about 11:15 a.m., CHP officials reported a single-vehicle rollover crash on northbound SR-163 at the University Avenue on-ramp. That car wound up on its roof, blocking traffic on the freeway. CHP officials temporarily blocked off the onramp.

No further information was immediately available regarding that crash or possible victims and injuries.

Another rollover traffic collision was reported on eastbound I-8 and Waring Road at around 10:45 a.m. CHP officials responded to reports of an SUV flipping over on the freeway, blocking at least two lanes. Again, no further information was immediately released about the crash.

The rain on Friday brought similar problems to local roadways, with several local crashes reported.

Check HERE for an interactive traffic map.

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