Multi-car pileup sends 6 to hospitals

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8 west pile up
8 west pileup accident

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SAN DIEGO – A seven car pileup Saturday afternoon sent six people to hospitals, all with non-life threatening injuries.

The multi-injury accident occurred just before 1 p.m. on Westbound Interstate-8, just west of Morena Boulevard.

According to the CHP, the driver of the first rear-ended vehicle stopped abruptly, causing a sudden and chaotic domino like vehicle pileup.