I-8 in La Mesa reopens following 9-car pileup

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LA MESA, Calif. (CNS) – A SigAlert was issued Thursday morning after a multi-vehicle collision flipped one vehicle and left one person injured on Interstate 8 in La Mesa.

One person suffered unknown injuries after a nine-vehicle pile-up that closed the first and second lanes of westbound I-8 near Lake Murray Boulevard around 7:30 a.m., according to the California Highway Patrol.

The agency’s traffic reporting system reflects a three- to four-vehicle accident that caused several more cars to pile up, flipping one on its side.

No other information was released, including the cause of the accident and confirmation of injuries.

Lanes of I-8 reopened by 9 a.m., according to dispatch records.

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