SAN DIEGO, CA – Emergency crews responded to the scene of a collision involving two vehicles near Scripps Mercy Hospital on Friday morning, reports the California Highway Patrol.
The incident happened at 7:47 a.m. on the northbound side of CA-163 just after Washington Street, which is just northwest of the Vernon Street Bridge.
Police have not yet shared the cause of the accident. They say it involved a silver Dodge Durango and a blue Toyota sedan.
An ambulance was dispatched to the scene, and injuries are likely.
Our team will circle back with updates to the blog if and when we learn more about injuries or the circumstances of the collision.
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