CARLSBAD, CA – Emergency crews responded to the scene of a two-vehicle crash involving a semi-truck along the interstate in Carlsbad, reports California Highway Patrol.
The incident happened around 1:36 P.M. on the northbound side of I-5 at Poinsettia Drive, which is just west of Carlsbad Fire Station 4.
Officials say a Tacoma rear-ended an 18-wheeler on the northbound side of the interstate and that the semi-truck left the scene of the accident before officials arrived.
At this time, it is unclear what might have caused the crash. Our team will share updates if we learn more about injuries or the circumstances that led to the accident.
A full investigation is underway.
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