News: At least 1 dead after 3-vehicle crash on I-5 in Carlsbad

SAN DIEGO CO., CA – A deadly crash shut down multiple lanes on I-5 near Carlsbad on Monday night.

According to the San Diego Union-Tribune, the incident occurred near the exit to Carlsbad Village Drive at about 9:20 p.m.

Witnesses told troopers two passenger vehicles and a semi-truck were involved.

One person was pronounced dead at the scene. It is unclear at this time if anyone else was injured as a result. At least two lanes on the freeway were blocked while crews worked to clear the scene.

If you or someone you love were involved in a crash in San Diego, there are a number of actions you can take in the minutes, days, weeks, and months following that could benefit your ability to secure compensation for your losses. First, move your vehicle to the side of the of the roadway and make sure every occupant is all right. Next, exchange information with the other driver or drivers involved and gather as much evidence at the scene as you can, including photos and videos. Once you have taken those steps, you should call law enforcement to properly document the accident in a crash report and assess any immediate injuries at the scene. Finally, contact the premier San Diego car accident lawyers at HHJ Trial Attorneys to schedule a free, in-depth review of your case with a seasoned attorney. We can be reached through our online contact form or by phone at 1-888-50-LAWFIRM.

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