Carlsbad Accident Prompts Sig Alert - NBC 7 San Diego

Carlsbad Accident Prompts Sig Alert



    Carlsbad Accident Prompts Sig Alert

    An accident in Carlsbad caused traffic problems during Tuesday’s evening commute.

    The crash happened just before 2 p.m. on eastbound State Route 78 at El Camino Real.

    According to the California Highway Patrol, a woman with three young girls in the car swerved to avoid something and ran off the road. The car went through a fence and hit a power pole.

    Officials said the children weren’t hurt in the accident. The 35-year-old driver was taken to the hospital, but her injuries weren’t serious, according to CHP.

    The El Camino Real on-ramp to EB SR-78 is expected to be closed until 2 a.m. Wednesday while crews make repairs.

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