Naked Man on I-8 Causes Crashes, Traffic Backup

A naked man running through traffic on Interstate 8 in La Mesa caused a minor traffic backup and two minor accidents, the California Highway Patrol reported.

The man was seen running through traffic lanes at about 11:15 a.m. State troopers said the situation led to two minor accidents, thought it was unclear whether the man was the driver of one of the accidents.

Troopers arrived and detained the man. He was taken to the San Diego County Mental Health Department, troopers said.

Westbound traffic was briefly backed up on I-8.

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