News: Crash on I-5 SB near Garnet blocks traffic

SAN DIEGO, CA – A crash north of Garnet Avenue on the southbound side of Interstate 5 blocked traffic Wednesday night near Pacific Beach, reports Caltrans San Diego.

SB I-5 north of Garnet Ave, three left lanes blocked due to a traffic collision. — Caltrans San Diego (@SDCaltrans) February 9, 2023

The incident happened sometime before 7:45 p.m., just northeast of Mission Bay Golf Course and Practice Center.

Officials closed the three left lanes of southbound I-5 for approximately an hour. The lanes re-opened right around 8:46 p.m.

It’s unclear how the accident occurred and if there were injuries. Our team will circle back with updates if we learn more about the circumstances of the collision.

If you’ve been hurt in a San Diego County car accident, what you do immediately after the collision is very important. If you decide to pursue legal action against a negligent motorist, for example, it’s imperative that you complete some simple steps at the scene of the crash. First, do your best to move to the side of the road while also ensuring your safety and that of your passengers. Next, exchange insurance information with any other drivers involved in the crash and call the police to request an official accident report. Taking photos at the scene can also prove beneficial. Finally, reach out to the San Diego area car accident lawyers at HHJ Trial Attorneys for a free case evaluation. You can reach us at 1-619-INJURED or via the contact form on our website.

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